06 août 2018

Fragment of a warp-faced tabby with ovals, silk, Northern China, 5th-6th century

Fragment of a warp-faced tabby with ovals, silk, Northern China, 5th-6th century. H: 11.7; L: 50 cm. Inv. no. 16/2005. © The David Collection. The decoration on this fragment consists of a latticework that forms ovals. The ovals contain various motifs that are mirror images on the longitudinal axis: two camels with camel drivers, two pairs of lions (?), two elephants, and two pagodas with a person or an idol. The camel driver is especially interesting in our context. Between him and the camel is the Chinese character huu,... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2017

Jar with two loop handles, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Jar with two loop handles, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126), Northern China. Crackle-glazed high fired ceramic with purple splashes. H. 5 7/8 in x Diam. 6 3/4 in, H. 14.9 cm x Diam. 17.2 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P121. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jars with two small handles continued to be primary productions in the north since the Tang period. By the time of the Yuan dynasty, these jars were formed with a short neck and rounded lip with two small loop... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2015

White porcelain dish with foliate rim, Northern China, Ding kilns, Northern Song dynasty (960-1050 )

White porcelain dish with foliate rim, Northern China, Ding kilns, Northern Song dynasty (960-1050). Diameter: 14 cm. Museum no. Circ.111-1936 [2009]. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee © V&A Images Eumorfopoulos Collection These two dishes are examples of Xing ware (left) and Ding ware (right). Xing and Ding wares were of the earliest true porcelains made in China, and the world. The term porcelain is applied to... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

Chinese Gilded Bronze Ram, Ordos Period, Northern China, Mongolia, Ca 3rd to 1st century BCE

Chinese Gilded Bronze Ram, Ordos Period, Northern China, Mongolia, Ca 3rd to 1st century BCE. Estimate $2,000 – $3,000. LIVEAUCTIONEERS/ARTEMIS GALLERY PHOTO Superb gilded bronze ram. Sown in running stance with long curled horns to each side with ears falling just inside the tips of the horns, cloven hoofs clearly delineated. Custom stand. 3-1/2" L x 2-7/8" H. Provenance: Ex: Dr. Charles Smithen, Palm Beach, Fl, acquired before 1990. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. Artemis... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2014

Bottle Vase, Black Ware, 1200s-1300s, Northern China, Jin dynasty-Yuan dynasty

Bottle Vase, Black Ware, 1200s-1300s, Northern China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) - Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), glazed stoneware with underglaze slip coating and iron oxide decoration, Diameter - w:17.40 cm (w:6 13/16 inches) Overall - h:27.30 cm (h:10 11/16 inches). Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund 1930.310, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2014

Cup, 1200s-1300s, Northern China, Jin dynasty or Yuan dynasty

Cup, 1200s-1300s, Northern China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) or Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), stoneware with underglaze painted decoration, Cizhou ware, Overall - h:12.10 cm (h:4 3/4 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1948.222, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.

20 juillet 2014

Bulb Bowl, Jun Ware, 1300s-1400s, Northern China, Yuan dynasty-Ming dynasty

Bulb Bowl, Jun Ware, 1300s-1400s, Northern China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - Ming dynasty (1368-1644), glazed stoneware, Overall - h:7.00 w:20.30 cm (h:2 3/4 w:7 15/16 inches). Bequest of John L. Severance 1942.660, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2014

Bowl, Jun Ware, 1200s-1300s, Northern China, Jin dynasty-Yuan dynasty

Bowl, Jun Ware, 1200s-1300s, Northern China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) - Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), stoneware with mottled glaze, Diameter - w:19.10 cm (w:7 1/2 inches) Overall - h:8.60 cm (h:3 3/8 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.39, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2014

Plate, Jun Ware, 1279-1368, Northern China, Yuan dynasty

Plate, Jun Ware, 1279-1368, Northern China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Stoneware with mottled glaze, Diameter - w:20.70 cm (w:8 1/8 inches) Overall - h:9.30 cm (h:3 5/8 inches). Gift of Ralph King 1917.56 Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
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18 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, 1100-1200s, Northern China, Henan province, Northern Song dynasty or Jin dynasty

Tea Bowl, 1100-1200s, Northern China, Henan province, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) or Jin dynasty (1115-1234), stoneware with "oil spot" glaze, black ware, Diameter - w:8.80 cm (w:3 7/16 inches) Overall - h:4.40 cm (h:1 11/16 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.272, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.