25 juillet 2014

Two Lotus Sutra in the Peabody Essex Museum collections

Lotus Sutra, 1420, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Woodblock print on paper. Museum Purchase © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Lotus Sutra, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Ink on paper. Museum Purchase © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. The Lotus Sutra proclaims itself to be the Buddha’s ultimate teaching. First compiled at the end of the second century, the Lotus Sutra, has been printed and hand copied innumerable times. In these two examples, the brush’s movement and modulation is as apparent in the earlier Imperial... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

Five Chinese paintings at the Peabody Essex Museum

Yuan Jie (Dates unknown, 16th century), Landscape after Ni Zan (1301-1374), 1554, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Ink on paper. Mark and Dolores Pratt Collection. © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Lan Ying (1578- active beyond 1660), Landscape after Ni Zan (1301-1374), 1647, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Ink on paper. Mark and Dolores Pratt Collection. © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Both of these landscapes strongly allude to the style of the Yuan dynasty artist Ni Zan. Dry, sparsely applied ink, the ‘one-river, two banks’... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2014

Ge Ware Bowl, China, Xuande period (1426-1435)

Ge ware bowl, 1426-1435, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Xuande period. Porcelain. Gift of Miss Hester Bancroft, 1906, E9054 © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. The crackle pattern as seen on this bowl was first developed by the Ge kiln in the 13th century. By deliberately cracking the glaze during the cooling process, and later highlighting the fissures by staining, the object is artificially endowed with an antique appearance. Whereas this bowl made for the Ming imperial court mimics the earlier falsely-aged pieces, the repair... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2014

A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd announces one of the largest coin sales to date in Hong Kong

Kuang Hsu 光緒: Gold Ku'ping Pattern Tael 大清金幣, CD1906 丙午, Obv Chinese legend, Rev facing dragon, plain edge (Kann 1540; L&M 1023). Several rim nicks and edge bruises, about uncirculated. Estimate: US$65,000-85,000. HONG KONG.- A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd and auction partner Ma Tak Wo Numismatic Co Ltd announced that the Hong Kong Coin Auction 57 will be one of the largest sales to date. Held as part of the bi-annual Hong Kong International Coin Convention and Antique Watch Fair, the sale will feature a Kuang Hsu, Gold Ku’ping... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2014

Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers, late 1100s, China; Center: Southern Song dynasty; Border: Ming dynasty

Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers, late 1100s, China; Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270); Border: Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Center: silk, gold; tapestry weave (kesi) Border: silk, gold; lampas, Overall - h:87.00 w:84.50 cm (h:34 1/4 w:33 1/4 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1995.1, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
14 juillet 2014

Bowl with Lotus Scrolls, 16th Century, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty

Bowl with Lotus Scrolls, 16th Century, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), porcelain with burnished and engraved gold (kinrande) decoration on green overglaze enamel, Diameter - h:6.40 w:12.10 cm (h:2 1/2 w:4 3/4 inches) Overall - h:6.10 cm (h:2 3/8 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.297, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.


14 juillet 2014

Stem Cup, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen , Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period

Stem Cup, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen , Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze red enamel decoration, Overall - h:9.00 w:9.90 cm (h:3 1/2 w:3 7/8 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.60, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
14 juillet 2014

Lotus-Seed Bowl with Petals and Arabesques, 1403-1424, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty, Yongle period

Lotus-Seed Bowl with Petals and Arabesques, 1403-1424, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Yongle period (1403-1424), porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, Diameter - w:10.20 cm (w:4 inches) Overall - h:6.00 cm (h:2 5/16 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1953.15, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
14 juillet 2014

Bowl (wan) with Water Plants and Arabesques, 1506-1521, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark an

Bowl (wan) with Water Plants and Arabesques, 1506-1521, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Zhengde mark and reign (1505-1521),porcelain, Diameter - w:21.60 cm (w:8 1/2 inches) Overall - h:9.20 cm (h:3 9/16 inches). Anonymous Gift 1957.359, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
14 juillet 2014

Bowl with Lily Scrolls, 1465-1487, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty, Chenghua mark and period

Bowl with Lily Scrolls, 1465-1487, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Chenghua mark and period (1465-1487), porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, Diameter - w:14.50 cm (w:5 11/16 inches) Overall - h:6.90 cm (h:2 11/16 inches). Gift of John D. Rockefeller III, and purchase, John L. Severance Fund 1967.64, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.


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