02 janvier 2017

Padmasambhava, Tibet, 1400s

Padmasambhava, Tibet, 1400s. Bronze with silver, copper and turquoise inlay, height: 8.625 in, 21.91 cm; width: 5.25 in, 13.33 cm; diameter: 4 in, 10.16 cm. Gift of Mrs. Florence J. Ruest in memory of her son, Mr. Ralph W. Jacobs, 1980.57 © Denver Art Museum Padmasambhava means “lotus-born” and refers to the legend that he was found on a lotus in a lake in Northwest India. He is greatly revered in Tibet as a founder of the Nyingma (Red Hat) order of Buddhism and the country’s first monastery, Samye. He sits here in his... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2014

Double Ducks Jar, 1400s, Vietnam (Annam)

Double Ducks Jar, 1400s, Vietnam (Annam), 15th century, stoneware with underglaze blue and iron spots, Overall - h:6.70 cm (h:2 5/8 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.357. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art
03 juillet 2014

Ewer in the Shape of a Dragon, 1400s, Vietnam (Annam)

  Ewer in the Shape of a Dragon, 1400s, Vietnam (Annam), 15th century, stoneware with underglaze blue, Overall - h:28.30 w:15.00 cm (h:11 1/8 w:5 7/8 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.359. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art
03 juillet 2014

Bird-Shaped Jar, 1400s, Vietnam (Annam), 15th century

Bird-Shaped Jar, 1400s Vietnam (Annam), 15th century, stoneware with underglaze blue, Overall - h:5.40 cm (h:2 1/8 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.358. The Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art
07 juillet 2012

Ostrich egg cup, probably French or South German, around 1400

Ostrich egg cup (ostrich egg, silver-gilt, enamel; height 29 cm); probably French or South German, around 1400. Residenz Treasury © Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung The body of the cup, which comes from the former Benedictine monastery of St Veit at Herrieden near Ansbach in Franconia, consists of an ostrich egg. Ostrich eggs were highly prized as exotic rarities both in the secular world of Kunstkammer and cabinets of curiosities and in ecclesiastical contexts. The Gothic mount of... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2012

Bowl with stylized lotus and floral designs. China, Ming dynasty, early 1400s.

Bowl with stylized  lotus and floral designs, porcelain with underglaze blue, 3 1/8 x 6 3/4 (diam.) in. China, Ming dynasty, early 1400s. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly. accession number: 60.102. Indianapolis Museum of Art © 2012 IMA  Provenance: 60.101 & .102 [C. T. Loo]. Eli Lilly (in 1/25/1952 invoice for $1,800.)
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