04 janvier 2017

Bowl with moulded peony decoration, Vietnam, 12th century-13th century

Bowl with moulded peony decoration, Vietnam, 12th century-13th century, earthenware, olive glaze, 4.5 × 13.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.336 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

11 août 2014

Two Jian ware tea bowls, Song dynasty at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Jian ware tea bowl,  China, Fujian province, Song dynasty (960-1279), stoneware, tenmoku glaze, silver rim, 6.9 x 12.4 cm. Purchased 1965. EC4.1965. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney The tea bowl was made in the Song dynasty (960-1279) in the south-eastern province of Fujian and was a type of stoneware produced in vast quantities for everyday use. Its appeal is in its glaze colour and texture and in the well-potted functional form. These bowls,... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2014

Song dynasty Qingbai ware or Yingqing ware at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

 "Hill" censer on three moulded ram's head feet, Qingbai ware or Yingqing ware, China, 13th century, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), Jingdezhen ware,  Jiangxi Province, porcelain with 'qingbai' glaze, 10.0 x 8.4 cm object with stand: a - lid; 5.5 x 8.4 cm, b - base; 4.7 x 8.4 cm. Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1990. 250.1990.a-b. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney The so-called 'qingbai' (bluish white) ware was popular with... [Lire la suite]