17 juillet 2016
Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), second half of the 12th century
Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), second half of the 12th century. Stoneware with inlaid decoration under celadon glaze. H. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm). Gift of Sadajiro Yamanaka, 1911; 11.8.1 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The cranes and clouds, popular motifs on Goryeo celadon, are delicately yet expressively rendered. Set against the green color of the glaze, they appear to be floating in the sky.
15 août 2012
A Slip-inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl with Cranes and Clouds. Goryeo dynasty (late 12th century). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Well balanced on a short ring foot with curved walls, inlaid in white slip on the interior with a large chrysanthemum medallion in the cavetto bordered by a narrow band of foliage above a wide band of four flying cranes and tiny squiggle-shaped clouds, the details of the head and feet of the cranes articulated in iron-slip inlay; the exterior decorated in white and iron slip inlay with... [Lire la suite]