10 mars 2018

Early Longquan Yue-Type Octagonal Jar and Cover, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 A.D.

Early Longquan Yue-Type Octagonal Jar and Cover, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 A.D., China. Height: 17.5cm. © Zetterquist Galleries. A stoneware jar of octagonal faceted form with high shoulders and tapered neck, originally influenced by metalwork forms. There are two loops on the top of the shoulders and a foliate-form stopper lid. The eight facets of the body are separated by a raised ridge, and are lightly incised overall with overlapping floral depictions. The body and lid are covered with an... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2017

Early Longquan Yue-Type Octagonal Jar and Cover, Northern Song Dynasty 960-1127 A.D.

Early Longquan Yue-Type Octagonal Jar and Cover, Northern Song Dynasty 960-1127 A.D. © Zetterquist Galleries Height: 17.5cm A stoneware jar of octagonal faceted form with high shoulders and tapered neck, originally influenced by metalwork forms. There are two loops on the top of the shoulders and a foliate-form stopper lid. The eight facets of the body are separated by a raised ridge, and are lightly incised overall with overlapping floral depictions. The body and lid are covered with an ideal minty blue-green... [Lire la suite]