24 octobre 2013

A rare Longquan octagonal bowl, China, probably Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), Longquan ware, province Zhejian

A rare Longquan octagonal bowl, China, probably Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), Longquan ware, province Zhejiang.  the finely potted octagonal bowl with facetted, at the rim lightly convex sides stands on an octagonal high foot. D. 12,3 cm. Estimate 900/1500 € Nagel Auktionen. 2013/10/30. http://www.auction.de
10 août 2012

Dish, glazed stoneware with incised and moulded peony design and characters, Longquan ware, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Dish, glazed stoneware with incised and moulded peony design and characters meaning 'great good fortune', Longquan ware, China, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Diameter: 27.3 cm. C.40-1959. Given by Miss A.V. Hammond in memory of Brigadier-General F.D. Hammond. © V&A Images. Saucer-shaped dish with foliated rim, stoneware with a green 'celadon' glaze. On the inside, moulded in low relief at the centre, are a peony blossom and the characters da ji, enclosed by a quatrefoil of incised wavy lines with a wide... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2012

Jar, stoneware with carved decoration of peony scrolls under green 'celadon' glaze, Longquan ware, China, Yuan dynasty, 14th cen

Jar, stoneware with carved decoration of peony scrolls under green 'celadon' glaze, Longquan ware, China, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Height: 26.7 cm, Diameter: 31.4 cm. 712-1883. © V&A Images. Guan jar with straight rim, rounded shoulder that taper to the base; stoneware with green 'celadon' glaze; decorated with carved peony scrolls above a band of overlapping petals. China produced many types of green-glazed wares, in shades ranging from olive to grass to grey-blue. Resembling jade, they were admired for... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2012

Celadon Lamp. Porcelain: 15th-16th century; Mounts: mid 18th century

Celadon Lamp. Porcelain: 15th-16th century; Mounts: mid 18th century. Porcelain with glaze open work in paste celadon and French mounts, 9 in. (22.9 cm). Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters. 49.1508. The Walters Art Museum.  This porcelain lamp is from the Long Quan [Lung-ch'üan] celadon kilns. The European practice of mounting porcelains with silver and gold embellishments began as early as the Middle Ages. This custom reached its apogee in eighteenth-century France, where the taste for Asian... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2012

Incense burner. Chinese, Ming dynasty, 1368–1644

Incense burner. Chinese, Ming dynasty, 1368–1644. Porcelaneous stoneware, Longquan ware. 16.6 x 22 cm (6 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.). Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis. 23.236. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston raised on three bulbous legs, underneath the flat inturned rim is moulded decoration of scrolling peony.
03 août 2012

Wine jar. Chinese, Ming dynasty, 14th century

Wine jar. Chinese, Ming dynasty, 14th century. Porcelaneous stoneware, Longquan ware. Overall: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 7 cm (2 3/4 in.) Other (diameter of foot): 11 cm (4 5/16 in.). John Gardner Coolidge Collection. 46.517. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Provenance: Lent by Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge, May 21, 1946. Gift of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge, June 13, 1946.


25 juillet 2012

Dish. Porcelain with impressed decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1300–1368

Dish. Porcelain with impressed decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1300–1368. PDF A220. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 97 mm. Diameter: 426 mm. Longquan ware porcelain dish with fluted rim. Impressed peony spray in centre on which superimposed moulded fish. Pale grey body covered with thick grey-green glaze. Unglazed ring on base.  Potters produced ceramics of various... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Dish with prunus and crescent moon. Longquan ware. Yuan dunasty, AD 1300–1368

Dish with prunus and crescent moon. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with incised, slip and applied moulded biscuit-fired decoration and crackled celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Yuan dunasty, AD 1300–1368. PDF 272. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 32 mm. Diameter: 172 mm. Longquan stoneware dish with five-lobed rim and curving sides. The dish has grey-green glaze with dark stained crackle. There are incised prunus spray... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2012

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Longquan ware. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Stoneware, porcelain-type, carved, sprig-moulded decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省,龍泉地區. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368. PDF 200. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A40. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2012

Large bowl with chrysanthemums and peonies. Longquan ware. Yuan dynasty, AD 1300–1368

Large bowl with chrysanthemums and peonies. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with incised and moulded decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Yuan dynasty, AD 1300–1368. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 277. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 185 mm. Diameter: 426 mm. Longquan stoneware bowl with rounded sides. The bowl has thick grey-green glaze. There is a moulded chrysanthemum in the centre... [Lire la suite]
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