06 février 2016

“Imperially bestowed ‘Poetry, Documents, Ritual, Music’" seal, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

“Imperially bestowed ‘Poetry, Documents, Ritual, Music’" seal, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Soapstone (shoushan shi). H. 7.2 x W. 6 x D. 3.5 cm, Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province
05 février 2016

Traces of the Sage (Pictorial Biography of Confucius), Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Traces of the Sage (Pictorial Biography of Confucius), Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Leaf from album of 36 paintings; ink and color on silk. Each leaf: 33 × 57–62 cm (painting only); 40.8 × 66 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province.  Traces of the Sage (Pictorial Biography of Confucius), Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Leaf from album of 36 paintings; ink and color on silk. Each leaf: 33 × 57–62 cm... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2016

Anonymous, Portrait of Madame Yan, Wife of Kong Shangxian, 64th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Ming dynasty

Anonymous, Portrait of Madame Yan, Wife of Kong Shangxian, 64th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, 187 × 101 cm (painting only), 343.5 × 129 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province.
05 février 2016

Anonymous, Portrait of Confucius as Minister of Justice in Lu, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Anonymous, Portrait of Confucius as Minister of Justice in Lu, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, 117.5 × 65.7 cm (painting only), 147.7 × 77.3 cm (painting and colophons), 273.5 × 91.5 cm (overall with mounting). Shandong Provincial Museum
03 février 2016

Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, 1522 - 1566

Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, 1522 - 1566. Excavated in the eastern suburbs of Beijing in 1955. Porcelain with five-color enamels, wucai, height 46 cm. National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing Underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colors decorate this massive wine jar with a continuous scene of large golden carp swimming among various water weeds and lotus flowers. On the base a six-character imperial reign mark reads: "Made in the... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2016

Wine ewer decorated with flowers and fruits, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, 1403 - 1425

Wine ewer decorated with flowers and fruits, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, 1403 - 1425. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, height 26.1 cm, diameter of mouth 6.4 cm. National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing This wine ewer was made in Jingdezhen, the center of porcelain manufacture. It is based on an Islamic metal prototype.During the Mongol Yuan dynasty, Islamic traders settled in China's coastal cities, and Muslim officials wielded considerable influence at the imperial court. Their fine metalwork... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2016

Blue-and-white bowl with figures playing chess, Ming dynasty, Tianqi Period, 1600-1625

Blue-and-white bowl with figures playing chess, Ming dynasty, Tianqi Period, 1600-1625, Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, thrown, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 7.9 cm (height), 15.3 cm (diameter), at foot 6.6 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.1163. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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02 février 2016

Blue-and-white hexagonal vase in double-gourd form, Ming dynasty, Tianqi Period, 1600-1625

Blue-and-white hexagonal vase in double-gourd form, Ming dynasty, Tianqi Period, 1600-1625, Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, thrown and luted together with slip, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 43.7 cm (height), 24.5 cm max. (diameter), at base 16.5 cm max. (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.921. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
02 février 2016

Blue-and-white dish with basket of flowers, Ming dynasty, Tianqi Period, 1600-1625

Blue-and-white dish with basket of flowers, Ming dynasty, Tianqi Period, 1600-1625, Jingdezhen Zhushan kiln-sites, porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 7.1 cm (height), 35 cm (diameter), at foot 21.4 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.1956 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
02 février 2016

Blue-and-white ewer with floral and geometric decoration, Ming dynasty, 1590 - 1630

Blue-and-white ewer with floral and geometric decoration, Ming dynasty, 1590-1630, Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, with modelled and applied decoration luted to the ewer with slip, and with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 19.5 cm (height), 12.8 cm (diameter), at base 8 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.1935. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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