16 avril 2013

LACMA's 2013 Collectors Committee adds nine objects to the museum's collection

Seatted Buddha, Goryeo dynasty, 11th-12th century. Cast iron. Height: 25 1/4 in. Gift of the 2013 Collectors Committee. ©Photo 2013 Museum Associates/LACMA. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announces the acquisition of nine artworks through the museum’s 28th annual Collectors Committee fundraiser. A diverse range of objects have been added to the museum’s permanent collection, including one of the oldest surviving wood sculptures from Africa, carbon dated to the 15th century. The acquisition, made possible in... [Lire la suite]

20 novembre 2012

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston unveils new arts of Korea gallery and exhibition of rare Buddhist paintings

Maebyeong, early 13th century. Glazed stoneware with inlaid decoration. Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- A new gallery showcasing a range of Korean works of art, from ancient to contemporary, and an exhibition of rare Korean Buddhist paintings debuted on November 16 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The Arts of Korea Gallery features a display of some 120 objects, including Buddhist paintings, celadons and other ceramics, inlaid lacquerware, gilt... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2012

A Slip-inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl with Cranes and Clouds. Goryeo dynasty (late 12th century)

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]
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22 juillet 2012

Stoneware lotus–shaped cup and stand. Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)

Stoneware lotus–shaped cup and stand decorated with inlaid designs in white and brown slip under a blue-green glaze. Goryeo dynasty (918–1392). National Museums Scotland
25 décembre 2010

Yuan Pottery in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York

Bottle with Design of  Waves, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Pottery with painted decoration (Jizhou ware); H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm), Diam. of rim: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm), Diam. of foot: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm). Lent by Jiangxi Provincial Museum Water painting was a major genre in Chinese art of the Song dynasty (960–1279). Albums were painted with images of water in every mode, from gentle ripples to crashing breakers. Walls and screens were also decorated with waves. Few water paintings are known after the thirteenth... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2010

Korean ceramics @ Christie's New York

A Large Blue and White Porcelain Water Dropper in the form of a Mythical Lion (Haetae). Joseon dynasty (19th century). Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010Modelled as a seated lion supporting a large double-gourd bottle balanced on a tasseled saddle, the lion's mane, eye pupils, beard and tail accented by lines and dabs of underglaze blue as well as blue decorative florets and cord of the neck bell, the base of the double-gourd flask moulded with a band of lappets picked out in underglaze blue; the vessel also applied with a glossy,... [Lire la suite]
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