13 août 2015

Bowl, Jun ware, Henan province, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Bowl, Jun ware, Henan province, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Glazed stoneware. Diameter: 12 cm. Bequeathed by J. G. Maxwell Brownjohn. C.43-1965. © V&A Images  This bowl belongs to a type of ceramics known as Jun ware. Chinese ceramics are often categorized by the geographical area in which they were made, as the kilns of a particular region usually made only one or two types of ceramics at a given time in history. Jun ware was produced in the kilns of the Henan province and... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2015

Vase with sky-blue glaze, China, Jun kilns, Northern Song or Jin dynasty (1100–1200)

Vase with sky-blue glaze, China, Jun kilns, Henan, Northern Song or Jin dynasty (1100–1200). Glazed stoneware, splashed with copper. Height: 29.5 cm. Museum no. FE.156-1975 . Sir John Addis Gift [September 2009] © V&A Images This elegant long-necked vase is an example of Jun ware, a type praised by collectors in the Ming dynasty as one of the 'Five Great Song Ceramics' (see p.36)., although unlike these others, which received imperial patronage, Jun was mainly made for a general... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2015

A fine, round sancai-glazed pottery box and cover, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907), 7th or 8th centuryi

A fine, round sancai-glazed pottery box and cover, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907), 7th or 8th century, Gongxian ware, Henan province. Estimate 1500/2000 €. Sold 2.400 €. Photo Nagel the small, round box with straight sides and slightly convex top and bottom is covered, except the unglazed base, on the exterior with amber glaze with yellowish and green spots, the interior of the high-fired, whitish earthenware body and cover is covered with a transparent light beige coloured glaze. The shape of the box copies... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2015

Ceremonial ax. Ritual device. Shang dynasty, Anyang period, 12th-11th Century BC

Ceremonial ax. Ritual device. Shang dynasty, Anyang period, 12th-11th Century BC. Xincun, Junxian, Henan province. Bronze, green patina; 30.4 x 35 x 3.5 cm. Weight: 4.8 kg. Ident.Nr. 1962-4. Collection: Museum of Asian Art. Photo: Petra Stüning © Photo: Museum of Asian Art, the National Museums in Berlin - Prussian Cultural Heritage. The broadax with a slightly curved blade shows both sides of a plastic mask by educated people with large staring eyes and open, "smiling" mouth. Teeth and ears are open work.The end seaming tape... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2014

Two Henan ware, Song dynasty at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Henan Blackware vase, circa 1200, China, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), Henan Province, stoneware with a black glaze, 4.0 cm diam. of mouth; 22.0 x 19.0 cm. Gift of Graham E. Fraser 1993. 332.1993. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Brown-glazed stonewares from the Henan province were part of an extensive ceramic industry that spread throughout northern China during the Song dynasty. They were a popular ware used in most households and not... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2014

Two-Eared Jar, 1200s-1300s, China, Henan province, Yuxian, Jin dynasty-Yuan dynasty

Two-Eared Jar, 1200s-1300s, China, Henan province, Yuxian, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) - Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Porcelaneous stoneware with blue glaze and splashes of purple, Jun ware, Diameter - w:12.10 cm (w:4 3/4 inches) Overall - h:16.40 cm (h:6 7/16 inches). The Fanny Tewksbury King Collection 1956.706, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.

18 juillet 2014

Brush Washer, late 1000s-1127, China, Henan Province, Baofeng, Qingliangsi, Northern Song dynasty

Brush Washer, late 1000s-1127, China, Henan Province, Baofeng, Qingliangsi, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), porcelaneous stoneware, Ru ware, Diameter - w:12.80 cm (w:5 inches) Overall - h:3.80 cm (h:1 7/16 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.40, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
18 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, 1100-1200s, Northern China, Henan province, Northern Song dynasty or Jin dynasty

Tea Bowl, 1100-1200s, Northern China, Henan province, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) or Jin dynasty (1115-1234), stoneware with "oil spot" glaze, black ware, Diameter - w:8.80 cm (w:3 7/16 inches) Overall - h:4.40 cm (h:1 11/16 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.272, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
17 juillet 2014

Vase with Floral Scrolls, 900s-1000s, China, Henan province, Northern Song dynasty

Vase with Floral Scrolls, 900s-1000s, China, Henan province, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), glazed stoneware with incised and slip-inlaid decoration, Cizhou ware, Diameter of mouth - w:12.70 cm (w:5 inches) Overall - h:41.30 cm (h:16 1/4 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1948.226, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
16 juillet 2014

Jar with Cover, 1100s,China, Henan province, Yuxian, Northern Song dynasty or Jin dynasty

Jar with Cover, 1100s,China, Henan province, Yuxian, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) or Jin dynasty (1115-1234), porcelaneous stoneware with blue glaze and splashes of purple, Jun ware, Diameter - w:12.10 cm (w:4 3/4 inches) Overall - h:9.50 cm (h:3 11/16 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.36.a, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.