10 juillet 2012

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Height: 5.8 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm. Mark inside the foot reading 'Shou Cheng Dian' Hall for the Attainment of Longevity. Given by Sir Harry Garner and Lady Garner. Museum number: FE.1-1970 A shallow cup-shaped stand, with curving sides vertical at the lip, having no base and set on a wide-spreading, tapered, saucer-like ring-flange with concave upper surface,... [Lire la suite]
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