26 octobre 2012

An Imperial yellow-ground blue and whit, lotus bouquet dish, China, underglaze blue six-character mark and period of Yongzheng

An Imperial yellow-ground blue and whit, lotus bouquet dish, China, underglaze blue six-character mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Nagel Well painted in underglaze blue beneath a clear enamel with a lotus bouquet, encircled around the well by a composite floral scroll, and below the rim by a classic scroll beneath a light green glaze, the exterior similarly decorated, between classic scroll and keyfret borders under a pale green enamel, the yellow enamel ground extending onto the base, the rim glazed white - Broken... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2012

A fine and rare blue and white lotus bouquet dish, China, Yongle period

A fine and rare blue and white lotus bouquet dish, China, Yongle period. Photo Nagel Well potted with low rounded sides, painted in underglaze cobalt-blue with ‘heaping and piling’ effect, the centre vividly decorated with a bouquet of lotus in bud and full bloom, together with leaves on slender stems, seed pods, an arrowhead leaf, a millet stem and long thin rush leaves, all tied together with a long swirling ribbon, within a triple line border, the well decorated with thirteen blooms comprising two chrysanthemums, two... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2012

Large serving dish with lotus bouquet. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24.

Large serving dish with lotus bouquet. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A664 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 80 mm. Diameter: 444 mm. Large porcelain dish. Underglaze blue with band of scrolling flowers around inside and outside, with a large central roundel with a bunch of lotus flowers and leaves tied with a ribbon. Band of... [Lire la suite]
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