07 février 2016

Vase with Dragonfish Handles, 12th–13th century, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

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

Platter, China, 15th century, Longquan ware. D 46cm × h 8.5cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
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11 janvier 2016

Stem cup, China, 13th-14th century

Stem cup, China, 13th-14th century, Longquan ware. H 13.1cm × d 13.2cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
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11 janvier 2016

Table screen, China, 12th-13th century

Table screen, China, 12th-13th century, Longquan ware. H 15.5 cm × w 14.0 cm × d 6.0 cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
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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.
20 juillet 2014

Bottle Vase with Ornamental Ring Handles, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty

Bottle Vase with Ornamental Ring Handles, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), glazed porcelain with molded decoration and iron spots, Diameter - w:7.60 cm (w:2 15/16 inches) Overall - h:16.20 cm (h:6 3/8 inches). Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.184, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2014

Dish with Dragon Pursuing Flaming Jewel in Relief, Longquan Ware, early 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty

Dish with Dragon Pursuing Flaming Jewel in Relief, Longquan Ware, early 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), glazed porcelain with molded decoration, Diameter - w:35.20 cm (w:13 13/16 inches) Overall - h:7.20 cm (h:2 13/16 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.283, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
18 juillet 2014

Vase (Meiping), 1200s, China, Zhejiang Province, Longquan region, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Vase (Meiping), 1200s, China, Zhejiang Province, Longquan region, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), green-glazed porcelaneous stoneware, Longquan ware, Overall - h:23.50 cm (h:9 1/4 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.52,Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.