15 juillet 2012

Vase of pear shape with bulbous head. Longquan ware, Zhejiang province, Ming Dynasty, about AD 1368–1435

Vase of pear shape with bulbous head. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with carved decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware.  龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 299 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 260 mm. The vase has grey-green glaze. There are two parallel raised ribs around the body and on the base of the neck, with vertical grooves carved on the upper part of... [Lire la suite]