10 mars 2018

Yaozhou Leaf-shaped Box with Phoenix, Song- Jin Dynasty, 960-1279 A.D.

Yaozhou Leaf-shaped Box with Phoenix, Song- Jin Dynasty, 960-1279 A.D., China. Length: 11.5cm x Height: 3.8cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A molded ceramic box of leaf shape with pale grey stoneware body covered with a layer of slip with a translucent bubbly olive green glaze. The glaze covers the top, sides, and inside with the mouth lip and bottom remaining unglazed. The lid is decorated with a molded impression of scrolling leaves around the top edge and a crisply molded phoenix in the heart-shaped... [Lire la suite]