02 septembre 2017

Covered Jar (Hu), Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9), 1st century B.C.

Covered Jar (Hu), Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9), 1st century B.C. Earthenware with painted decoration. H. 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm); Diam. 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm); Diam. of rim: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); Diam. of foot: 8 in. (20.3 cm). Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Tang Gift, 1986; 1986.170a, b © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  During the Warring States period (475–221 B.C.), jades, bronze, textiles, musical instruments, books and other luxuries were often placed in tombs to serve the needs of the deceased in the... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2017

Covered Jar, Vietnamese, Thanh-hoa province, 11th–12th century

Covered Jar, Vietnamese, Thanh-hoa province, 11th–12th century. Brown and transparent glaze on gray earthenware, h. 18 in. (45.7 cm); diam. 10 in. (25.5 cm), San Antonio Museum of Art, Gift of Lenora and Walter F. Brown, 2004.20.3. Photograph by Peggy Tenison
28 juillet 2017

Song dynasty ceramics in National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Vase, Song dynasty, 960 CE-1279. Stoneware, 20.0 × 10.6 cm diameter. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria, in memory of George Ewing by Mrs M. E. Cutten, Founder Benefactor, 1979, AS26-1979. © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Bulbous with trumpet shape mouth, dark brown/black gloss glaze.  Bowl, Song dynasty, 960 CE-1279, Jizhou, Jiangxi province. Jizhou ware, 7.2 × 18.1 cm diameter. Presented by Yamanaka & Co. Ltd, 1939, 4650-D3. © National Gallery... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2017

Covered jar, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, glaze. Two parts - lid and jar. Three fish molded as decoration; (a-b) 22.5 × 19.0 cm diameter (overall). Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.324.a-b © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
03 janvier 2017

Covered jar, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century

Covered jar, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century, earthenware, glaze, (a-b) 22.0 × 18.5 cm diameter (overall), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.327.a-b. Covered jar with lobed sides, strap handles, carved lotus petal band on shoulder and a round knob on lid, cream glaze. Clay from Bat Trang area. The work has had another pot fired inside it. This style of pot used in Japan as a water pot for tea ceremony.
31 octobre 2016

Covered jar, Vietnam, 11th century-12th century

Covered jar, Vietnam, 11th century-12th century, earthenware, (a-b) 21.0 × 20.0 cm diameter (overall). Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.326.a-b © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

11 septembre 2016

A Chinese blue and white porcelain covered jar decorated with figural scene, 17th-18th century

Lot 164A. A Chinese blue and white porcelain covered jar decorated with figural scene, 17th-18th century. Estimate $3,000-5,000. Sold for $5,200. Photo Freeman's H: 13 1/2 in., 34 cm  Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
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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]
13 juillet 2014

Covered Jar, 1573-1620, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty, Wanli reign

Covered Jar, 1573-1620, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Wanli reign (1572-1620), porcelain with blue underglaze and overglaze in red, green and blue enamels, Overall - h:10.20 cm (h:4 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.62, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
16 février 2013

A very rare and large cover jar with plastical ram's head handles, China, Northern Dynasties (ca. 6th-7th cent.)

A very rare and large cover jar with plastical ram's head handles, China, Northern Dynasties (ca. 6th-7th cent.). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Ceramic with olive-green glaze. Bellied spherical shape on 3 small feet with cylindrical cover. The wall with a sumptuous relief decoration in the shape of a rhomb grid. The shoulder with a relief border of reclined mythical creatures. Side handles and cover pommel in the shape of a ram's head. Exceptionally well preserved. H. 38 cm, diam. 35,5. Estimation : 8 000... [Lire la suite]
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