26 juillet 2014

Guan ware brush washer, Hangzhou, 12th century, China, Southern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Guan ware brush washer, Hangzhou (Guan kiln), 12th century (1101 - 1200), China, Southern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127), stoneware, thrown, with blue crackled glaze; glazed base; glazed rim, 3.4 cm (height) - 11.8 cm (diameter). Lent by the Sir Alan Barlow Collection Trust., LI1301.48, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford © The University of Sussex When the Song (AD 960–1279) lost the northern part of their empire to the Jin dynasty (1115-1234) and moved the capital south to Hangzhou in 1127, they also lost access... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2014

Vase with Peonies and Five Spouts, 900s-1000s, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty

Vase with Peonies and Five Spouts, 900s-1000s, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), reen-glazed porcelaneous stoneware with incised decoration, Yue ware, Diameter - w:16.20 cm (w:6 3/8 inches) Overall - h:26.40 cm (h:10 3/8 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.270, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
15 juillet 2014

Incense Burner, 1200s, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty

Incense Burner, 1200s, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), porcelaneous stoneware, Guan ware, Overall - h:7.30 w:15.60 cm (h:2 13/16 w:6 1/8 inches). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1957.63, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
15 juillet 2014

Arrow-Holder Vase (Jianhu), 1200s, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty

Arrow-Holder Vase (Jianhu), 1200s, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), porcelaneous stoneware, Guan ware, Diameter - w:7.90 cm (w:3 1/16 inches) Overall - h:12.40 cm (h:4 7/8 inches). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1957.65, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
15 juillet 2014

Basin, 1127-1279, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty

Basin, 1127-1279, China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), porcelaneous stoneware, Guan ware, Diameter - w:24.20 cm (w:9 1/2 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.48, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2012

Dish with crackled celadon glaze. Guan ware. Laohudong, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1279–1368

Dish with crackled celadon glaze. Stoneware with celadon glaze. Height: 30 mm. Diameter: 164 mm (Rim). Diameter: 86 mm (Foot ring). Weight: 0.25 kg. Guan ware 官窯. Laohudong, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 杭州市, 老虎洞. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1279–1368. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 69. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum Guan stoneware dish with shallow, sloping sides and an everted, six-lobed rim. The dish has thick,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2012

Arrow vase with guan glaze. Guan ware, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty

Arrow vase with guan glaze. Stoneware with crackled glaze. Height: 120 mm. Diameter: 76 mm. Guan ware 官窯. Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 杭州; Yuan dynasty, about AD 1279–1368. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 91. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum Guan stoneware 'arrow' vase with twelve lobed body and a tall cylindrical neck with two handles. The vase has thick bluish-grey glaze with brown-stained crackle. It is modelled on the shape of an... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2012

Arrow vase with guan glaze. Guan ware, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Ming Dynasty, AD 1368–1644

Arrow vase with guan glaze. Stoneware with crackled celadon glaze. Guan ware 官窯. Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省,杭州市. Ming dynasty, AD 1368–1644. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 31 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 124 mm. Diameter: 72 mm. Diameter: 46 mm (base). Width: 27 mm (mouth). Depth: 23 mm (mouth). Guan-type stoneware 'arrow' vase with globular body and tall neck, and two tubular lug handles at the mouth. The vase has... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2008

"YANG FUDONG. CHINA IN TRANSITION" @ Copenhagen

Yang Fudong, Honey. COPENHAGEN.- For the first time the Chinese star artist Yang Fudong will be showing his work in Denmark. In his spectacular video and photo works we learn about China in transition – seen from the inside. His works reveal breathtaking stories about the younger Chinese generation’s experience of history, extreme urbanization and new market economy. At the very day of the opening of The Olympic Games in Beijing, the exhibition hall GL STRAND opens its doors to the exhibition YANG FUDONG. CHINA IN TRANSITION.... [Lire la suite]