12 août 2017

Zhangzhou Dish Made for the Islamic Market, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China, Early-Mid 17th century

Zhangzhou Dish Made for the Islamic Market, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China, Early-Mid 17th century, 42cm diameter. © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. The porcelain dish is of circular form and is painted in underglaze cobalt blue on white. The centre of the dish is depicted with an architectural landscape scene including numerous pagoda-like buildings, figures, large rocks together with a fish, a lobster, two figures on a boat and various plants. The deep cavetto of the dish is decorated with panels of Arabic... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2016

Jianyao Hare's Fur Tea Bowl, Song Dynasty

Lot 9. Jianyao Hare's Fur Tea Bowl, Song Dynasty, ca. 960 to 1270 CE, China, Fujian Province. Estimate $1,200 – $1,500. Photo Artemis Gallery Size: 5" in diameter x 2.75" H (12.7 cm x 7 cm)  Provenance: Ex-Paul and Louise Bernheimer Collection, Cambridge, MA and Laguna Woods, CA, acquired before 1980. A lovely Jian tea bowl of a fine form with wonderful streaks and spots called Hare's Fur decoration in the lustrous black glaze. This particular example boasts gorgeous red-brown iron-rich hues all along the... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2015

Bowl, stoneware with black glaze and 'hare's fur' effect, Jianyang, Fujian province, China, Northern Song dynasty

Bowl, stoneware with black glaze and 'hare's fur' effect, Jianyang, Fujian province, China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Stoneware, glazed. Diameter: 9.3 cm. Museum no. C.626-1918. Given by Aubrey Le Blond [2009] © V&A Images The kilns in the area of Jianyang in Fujian province (southern China) excelled in the production of a type of blackware generally known as Jian ware. This is characterised by an iron-rich dark body covered by black glaze and often decorated with distinct surface patterns.... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2015

Spessartine Garnets on Smoky Quartz, Fujian Province, China.

Spessartine Garnets on Smoky Quartz, Fujian Province, China. Via mineralists.tumblr.com
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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]
18 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, 1100s-1200s, China, Fujian province, Southern Song dynasty

Tea Bowl, 1100s-1200s, China, Fujian province, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Stoneware with black "hare’s fur" glaze and metal-bound rim, Jian ware, Diameter - w:17.80 cm (w:7 inches) Overall - h:8.70 cm (h:3 3/8 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1948.206, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.

14 juillet 2014

Bowl in Form of Archaic, Gu, Dehua Ware, 1600s, China, Fujian province, late Ming dynasty-early Qing dynasty

Bowl in Form of Archaic Gu, Dehua Ware, 1600s, China, Fujian province, late Ming dynasty (1368-1644) - early Qing dynasty (1644-1911), glazed porcelain, Diameter - w:12.00 cm (w:4 11/16 inches) Overall - h:9.30 w:16.90 cm (h:3 5/8 w:6 5/8 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.296, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 avril 2014

Large Swatow deep circular dish, Pinghe County, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province. Ming dynasty, circa 1600

Large Swatow deep circular dish, Pinghe County, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province. Ming dynasty, circa 1600. Photo courtesy Marchant painted in turquoise, black and iron-red enamel with gently everted rim, painted in the centre with the eight trigrams surrounding a yin yang symbol with a night scene of fishing boats above waves, beside mountains and pavilions, all beneath the stars and the moon within iron-red rings, the cavetto painted with crabs, shrimp, fish, lotus leaves,... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2014

Large Swatow deep circular dish, Pinghe County, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province. Ming dynasty, circa 1600

  Large Swatow deep circular dish, Pinghe County, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province. Ming dynasty, circa 1600. Photo courtesy Marchant painted in turquoise, black, iron-red and green enamel with gently everted rim, painted in the centre with a barefoot artist wandering in a landscape holding a branch supporting a long-tailed bird, with a rucksack of scrolls and gourd, a further rolled scroll sits on an easel extending from his rucksack, all beside a deer, rockwork, bamboo and beneath a... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2014

Large Swatow deep circular dish, Pinghe County, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province. Ming dynasty, circa 1600

Large Swatow deep circular dish, Pinghe County, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province. Ming dynasty, circa 1600. Photo courtesy Marchant painted in turquoise, black and iron-red enamels with a large central scene of the ‘split pagoda’, with mountains in the distance, figures crossing a bridge and boats, all above three pagodas on rockwork, surrounded by four ruyi-head flaming medallions of fisherman, two with figures crossing a bridge, one with a fishing boat with one of the fisherman... [Lire la suite]