15 janvier 2017
Trumpet-Mouthed Vase, early 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), Longquan ware; stoneware with green glaze, 37.5 x 15.9 cm (14 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Diameter at Base: 7.6 cm (3 in.) Stand: 6.03 x 15.56 cm (2 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.), Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore, 1955.4.64. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery The complex of kilns near Longquan in southern Zhejiang Province had started production during the tenth century, but it was only after the retreat of the Song court to... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2016
Celadon-glazed vase with phoenix-shaped handles, Longquan ware, Southern Song dynasty, 1127-1279. Collection of National Palace Museum © National Palace Museum This celadon vase with phoenix ears has a long neck and cylindrical body, its rim opening outwards like a plate, decorated with phoenix-patterned ears on the sides. Neat and elegant in shape, it is a work of the Longquan ware during the Southern Song Period. Various types of ceramic and porcelain ware were commonly used during the Southern Song Period, including... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2016
Lot 600. A Longquan ware tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Estimate 8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized incl. BP:$54,560. Photo Mosgreen. relief molded with a continues peony scroll, supported on three short legs; 8.8cm high 12.4cm diameter. Mosgreen. The Peter Elliott Collection, 30/08/2015
07 février 2016
Vase with Dragonfish Handles, 12th–13th century, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279).Porcelain with relief decoration under celadon glaze (Longquan ware). H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm). Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950, 50.145.301 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vases of this type were especially popular in Japan, where they were sometimes used in the tea ceremony. The vase’s form, known as a mallet shape, can be traced to glass vessels produced in Syria in the ninth and tenth century and was... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2016
Platter, China, 15th century, Longquan ware. D 46cm × h 8.5cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
11 janvier 2016
Stem cup, China, 13th-14th century, Longquan ware. H 13.1cm × d 13.2cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
11 janvier 2016
Table screen, China, 12th-13th century, Longquan ware. H 15.5 cm × w 14.0 cm × d 6.0 cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
29 décembre 2015
"Precious as the Morning Star: 12th-14th Century Celadons in the Qing Court Collection" at National Palace Museum, Taipei
Precious as the Morning Star: 12th-14th Century Celadons in the Qing Court Collection. © National Palace Museum. TAIPEI - "Precious as the morning star" comes from poetry by the Qianlong Emperor in the 18th century. Both "Precious and few as morning stars" and "The morning star truly is precious" are lines that compare something rare and treasured to the fleeting and infrequent phenomenon of a morning star. Qianlong's line for "Viewing Guan (Official) wares of the Zhao-Song dynasty as morning stars" clearly indicates... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2015
A fine carved, conical lotus bowl with celadon glaze, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), Longquan ware, Zhejiang province
A fine carved, conical lotus bowl with celadon glaze, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), Longquan ware, Zhejiang province, Guan type ware of light grey porcelaneous stoneware. Estimate 6000/8000 €. Unsold. Photo Nagel on the inside and exterior covered with a slightly opaque light green celadon glaze with wide-meshed crackle, partly dense at the rim, and carved on the exterior with upright blades of lotus petals. The small foot ring is left unglazed and has oxidized during the firing to a... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2014
Dish with Two Dragons in Relief, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty
Dish with Two Dragons in Relief, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); glazed porcelain with unglazed molded decoration, Diameter - w:16.50 cm (w:6 7/16 inches). Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.183, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.