06 août 2012

Bowl with blue-and-white decoration of flower scrolls Chinese, Ming dynasty, Da Ming Chenghua nian zhi mark period

Bowl with blue-and-white decoration of flower scrolls Chinese, Ming dynasty, Da Ming Chenghua nian zhi mark period, 1465–87. Porcelain, 6.9 x 14.8 cm (2 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.). Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection. 50.2113. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Provenance: By 1940, Charles Bain Hoyt (b. 1889 - d. 1949), Boston; 1950, bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 11,1950)

14 juillet 2012

Blue-and-white bottle with a pair of birds. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24.

Blue-and-white bottle with a pair of birds. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF  C503 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 335 mm. Diameter: 186 mm. Porcelain bottle of yuhuchun ping form with flaring mouth rim. Underglaze blue with two song birds on a flowering prunus branch. Bands of scrolling flowers and scrolls on... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2012

Blue-and-white vase with lotus scrolls

Blue-and-white vase with lotus scrolls. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Height: 455 millimetres; Diameter: 190 millimetres; Diameter: 160 millimetres (base). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark and period, AD 1506–21. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. © Trustees of the British Museum Large porcelain vase of ancient bronze form with two handles with rings at the neck. Underglaze blue with wide band of scrolling lotus flowers above band of lotus petals. Stylised... [Lire la suite]


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