09 avril 2014

Exhibition of paintings from south-east China on view at the British Museum in London

Plates with Southern Chinese Landscapes, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), porcelain with famille verte overglaze enamels, © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- Discover the beauty and culture of south-east China in this selection of paintings dating from the 6th to the 19th centuries. The display includes the famous Admonitions Scroll (from 5 June) and examples of rare porcelain from the region.  The Yangzi River runs through an area of south-east China known as Jiangnan... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2014

Chinese porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, China, 18th century

Chinese porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, China, 18th century. Photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. A porcelain ewer of pear-shaped form on blue ground with a flaring foot, crescent mouth with the spout curving outwards and with floral gilt decorations on the body. Later mounts are attached to the cover and the spout with a metal chain. 35.5cm high (including cover). Two similar porcelain ewers are in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Accession numbers IS. 1674-1876 and 775-1888. Amir... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2013

Garniture of five pieces, China, Jingdezhen, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662-1722)

Garniture of five pieces, China, Jingdezhen, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662-1722). Porcelain, painted in underglaze cobalt blue. From left: H. 101, 4 cm, H 93.4 cm, h 107 cm, H. 92,2 cm H 104 cm. PO 3396. Porcelain Collection. © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 The monumental tower of three cover pots and two vases rod is an example from one of the world's most important collections of Chinese blue and white porcelain of the Kangxi era, which has grown out of a passion for collecting of... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2013

The "mirror black" porcelain at Porcelain Collection, Dresden

Vase. China, Jingdezhen Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722). Porcelain Collection. PO 3069. Porcelain, decorated with black glaze over "mirror black" in gold. H. 44.3 cm, D. 20.2 cm © Dresden State Art Collections In European literature can the term "black mirror" on the letters of the French Jesuits Dentrecolles François-Xavier (1664 - 1741) from 1712 and 1722 lead. He attended the Chinese porcelain factory in Jingdezhen, describing the production and composition of the glaze.According to him, it is in... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2013

The Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, famille verte's chargers in Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Collection de porcelaine de Dresde, en Saxe, redessiné par Peter Marino. L'un des panneaux "Famille Verte". Charger. China, Jingdezhen Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722), about 1700 - 1720. Porcelain Collection. PO 6933. Porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels of the "family verte" green, turquoise, iron red, blue, aubergine, black and gold. H. 5.9 cm, D. 35.8 cm. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 August the Strong had a special passion for Chinese porcelain famille verte style, a term that in 1862 by... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2013

Famille Rose porcelain in the Royal Collection (part 1)

Three Chinese famille rose porcelain plates, c.1730-50, 2.7 x 22.7 x 22.7 cm. RCIN 59717. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II painted at the centre with sprays of peony and plum blossom with other flowers; pink diaper well border with four reserves with pink blossoms; border painted with four pink peony trails within pink line borders. A Chinese famille rose porcelain plate, c.1725-50, 2.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm. RCIN 59719. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II painted at the centre w ceramic... [Lire la suite]


27 juillet 2013

Vase bouteille à décor de personnages et de paysage fluvial, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722)

Vase bouteille à décor de personnages et de paysage fluvial, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722), décor bleu et blanc, porcelaine, fours de Jingdezhen. Hauteur : 0.445 m. Diamètre : 0.215 m. Collection Ernest Grandidier. G4722. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques (C) Musée Guimet, Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Thierry Ollivier
27 juillet 2013

Vase à décor floral, 18e siècle, dynastie Qing (1644-1912)

Vase à décor floral, 18e siècle, dynastie Qing (1644-1912), décor bleu et blanc, porcelaine, fours de Jingdezhen. Hauteur : 0.200 m. G64770. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques. (C) Musée Guimet, Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image musée Guimet
15 juin 2013

Lotus Bowl. China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Xuande period and reign mark (1426–35)

Lotus Bowl. China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Xuande period and reign mark (1426–35). Porcelain with cobalt oxide pigment under transparent glaze, 4 3/16 x 8 3/16 in. diameter (10.6 x 20.8 cm diameter). AP 1970.14. Kimbell Art Museum © 2013 Kimbell Art Museum Porcelain decorated with underglaze cobalt was much favored during the fifteenth century, and the color and intensity of the blue are typical of the period. This well-potted bowl is a very fine example of the... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2013

Flat-sided Flask. China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), early 15th century

Flat-sided Flask. China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), early 15th century. Porcelain with cobalt oxide pigment under transparent glaze, 13 1/8 x 7 11/16 x 5 1/4 in. (33.3 x 19.5 x 13.3 cm). AP 1968.11. Kimbell Art Museum © 2013 Kimbell Art Museum This elegant porcelain of unusual form is a fine example of the technical and decorative excellence of Ming dynasty blue-and-white wares. The flat-sided flask is known in bronze vessels dating to the sixth century B.C. in China, but... [Lire la suite]
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