11 août 2014

Song dynasty Qingbai ware or Yingqing ware at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

 "Hill" censer on three moulded ram's head feet, Qingbai ware or Yingqing ware, China, 13th century, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), Jingdezhen ware,  Jiangxi Province, porcelain with 'qingbai' glaze, 10.0 x 8.4 cm object with stand: a - lid; 5.5 x 8.4 cm, b - base; 4.7 x 8.4 cm. Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1990. 250.1990.a-b. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney The so-called 'qingbai' (bluish white) ware was popular with... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2014

"Decorated Porcelains of Dingzhou. White Ding wares from the collection of the National Palace Museum'

Dish with impressed design of peonies and pleated rim, Ding ware, Jin dynasty, 13th century © National Palace Museum Ding wares come from a region of northern China formerly known as Dingzhou (Ding prefecture); the white porcelains made there have been prized since the Song dynasty (960–1279). Archaeologists have found the main Ding kiln complex on the border of present-day Quyang in Hebei province, unearthing a complex cluster of kilns covering a wide area and capable of rich production. The kilns began to flourish during the... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2013

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Probably Kangxi period

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Probably Kangxi period (1662-1722); Jingdezhen ware. Photo courtesy Auctionata  Extensive decor with Chinese ‘shou’ characters.Extremely fine calligraphy set in perfect symmetry. Baluster form. Height: 48 cm. Very good condition. Estimation : 24 000 / 30 000 € Provenance: Private collectionThis porcelain vase was created in China during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), probably during the reign... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

Jingdezhen porcelain ewer, China, circa 1710

Jingdezhen porcelain ewer, China, circa 1710. photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd The ewer is moulded and painted in iron red and gilt with a central tear shape filled with a lotus flower surrounded by cloud bands reserved on a red ground and flanked by sprigs of flowers. The neck is moulded with radiating petals and painted with stiff leaves. 26.7cm high. Literature: This type of ewer was made for export. The shape is derived from Middle Eastern metalwork. A pair of similar ewers is in the V&A... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2012

Bowl. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, with a design of children playing on a terrace. Ming dynasty, 1450-1464

Bowl. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, with a design of children playing on a terrace. Chinese. Jingdezhen. Ming dynasty, 1450-1464. Diameter: 22.1 cm, Height: 12.2 cm. FE.35-1972. Given by Mr. E.V. Lee in gratitude to England and its people. © V&A Images. Thickly potted white porcelain bowl of deep conical shape on a straight foot. It is decorated using underglaze cobalt blue with a scene of boys playing in a garden and a fret work pattern around the foot. This bowl is made of porcelain... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2012

Incense burner with decoration of the Eight Immortals venerating the god of longevity. Ming dynasty, Longqing period, dated 1571

Incense burner with decoration of the Eight Immortals venerating the god of longevity 明隆慶青花八仙拜壽圖香爐. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Longqing period, dated 1571. Jingdezhen ware; porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 20 cm (7 7/8 in.). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. Gordon Morrill. 1979.783 © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Mark: 隆慶伍年仲冬月吉日彭慕泉盟供 Provenance: 1979, gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. Gordon Morrill to the Museum.

06 août 2012

Jar with blue-and-white decoration of a drama scene based on the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Ming dynasty, Wanli Period

Jar with blue-and-white decoration of a drama scene based on the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, 1572–1620. Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware. Overall: 30 x 18 x 22.4 cm (11 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 8 13/16 in.). ohn Gardner Coolidge Collection. 46.544. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Provenance: June 13, 1946, gift of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge to the Museum.
03 août 2012

Jar with three loop handles. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, 1403–24

Jar with three loop handles. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, 1403–24. Jingdezhen-ware porcelain with pale-green glaze. Overall: 9.1cm (3 9/16in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.) Other (diameter of foot): 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.). John Gardner Coolidge Collection. 53.1003  © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Provenance: 1953, Mrs. John Gardner Collidge, Boston; gift of Mrs. John Gardner Collidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 16, 1953)
24 décembre 2010

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

Plate with Peonies and Waves in Reverse Pattern, 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration (Jingdezhen ware); H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm), Diam. 17 13/16 in. (45.3 cm). Lent by The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka The Yuan dynasty was one of the most innovative periods in the decorative arts of China. The native arts of pottery and lacquer were transformed by the coming together of artistic traditions from the north and the south, while craftsmen brought into China from other... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2009

Chinese Porcelains from the Asia Society collection : Platter. China, Jiangxi Province; Ming period (1368-1644)

Platter. China, Jiangxi Province; Ming period (1368-1644), late 14th - early 15th century. Porcelain with glaze (Jingdezhen ware). H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); D. 17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm). Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art. 1979.150 This large, glazed porcelain platter has the Indian Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's name inscribed in the glaze on the exterior (and the weight inscribed on the base). Shah Jahan (reigned 1627 - 1658) is famous for his patronage of the arts -- in particular, the building of the Taj... [Lire la suite]