28 octobre 2012

A carved 'Ding' 'Lotus Pond' bowl. Song Dynasty

A carved 'Ding' 'Lotus Pond' bowl. Song Dynasty - Photo Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides divided into six lobes and raised on a short foot, freely carved to the interior with a pair of mandarin ducks swimming in a pond with waterweeds, all encircled by scrolling lotuses, covered overall with an ivory glaze pooling in characteristic teardrops down the exterior, the rim left unglazed; 21.6cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP PROVENANCE: An English Private Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2012

Dish, painted in underglaze blue with mandarin ducks in a lotus pond, China, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Dish, painted in underglaze blue with mandarin ducks in a lotus pond, China, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Diameter: 15.9 cm. C.189-1931. © V&A Images. Porcelain dish with lobed rim. Painted in underglaze blue on the inside with a pair of mandarin ducks in a lotus pond, scrolling border round the rim. The blue pigment is heaped with blackish specks. Base unglazed. After 1300, Chinese potters at Jingdezhen began to decorate the local white porcelain in cobalt blue. They perfected the painting technique, so that the... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2012

Jar with blue-and-white decoration of ducks in lotus pond. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, 1572–1620

Jar with blue-and-white decoration of ducks in lotus pond. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, 1572–1620. Porcelain. Height: 30.5 cm Diameter of Foot: 18.5 cm Diameter of Rim: 12 cm Diameter (max.): 27 cm. John Gardner Coolidge Collection. 46.540 © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Provenance: June 13, 1946, gift of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge.
27 juin 2012

Large bowl with underglaze blue decoration of lotus pond. Ming dynasty, Zhengde reign (1506-1521)

Large bowl with underglaze blue decoration of lotus pond. Ming dynasty, Zhengde reign (1506-1521) © National Palace Museum
08 septembre 2008

A celadon jade 'lotus pond' brushwasher

A celadon jade 'lotus pond' brushwasher carved in the form of a large lotus leaf curling upward to form the shallow vessel, supported on the meandering stem below, smaller stems and tendrils sprouting upward with smaller leaves and lotus pods, supporting creatures of the lotus pond, including a pair of fish, a dragonfly and a frog, of celadon-gray color with gray flecks, russet and white inclusions to the base, many incorporated in the depiction of the creatures, carved wood stand (2). est 10 1/2 in., 26.7 cm. Estmate:... [Lire la suite]


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