14 janvier 2017

Bottle-Shaped Vase with Archaic Vessels, Inscriptions and Scene from the « Red Cliff » and Phoenix Roundels, Qing dynasty

Bottle-Shaped Vase with Archaic Vessels, Inscriptions and Scene from the « Red Cliff » and Phoenix Roundels, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. H. 38.4 cm (15 1/8 in.); diam. 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.). Gift of Mrs. Arthur Meeker, 1936.121. The Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago

05 janvier 2017

Rhinoceros horn libation cup with a scene of the Red Cliff, 17th century, Late Ming dynasty-early Qing dynasty

Rhinoceros horn libation cup with a scene of the Red Cliff, 17th century, Late Ming dynasty-early Qing dynasty. H. 10.2 cm x W. 5 3/8 in x D. 3 3/4 in, H. 10.2 cm x W. 13.5 cm x D. 9.6 cm. Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Sanford Lowergart, B68M13. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture  This cup illustrates scenes from the famous essay the Red Cliff written in 1082 by Su Shi (1036-1101). Depicted on one side of the cup is a a large sailing boat... [Lire la suite]