10 août 2014

'Bleu de Hue' bowl with landscape painting and poem, 18th century-19th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Export ware for Viet N

'Bleu de Hue' bowl with landscape painting and poem, 18th century-19th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Export ware for Viet Nam, mark "Longevity", porcelain with underglaze blue decoration and a metal band around the rim, 3.7 x 11.5 cm. Gift of Max and Cynthia Loveday 2011, 128.2011. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney The poem on this bowl refers to an aspect of Chinese philosophy which maintains that if one understands the meaning... [Lire la suite]

10 août 2014

Parrot and Peach Bowl, Shipwreck Salvaged Hoi An Hoard, c. 1450

Parrot and Peach Bowl, Shipwreck Salvaged Hoi An Hoard, c. 1450. Diameter: 4 1/4 inches. Price 1.400,00 USD (1.043,65 EUR) in ebay. Condition: Beautifully preserved. Unrestored.  A finely painted and preserved antique parrot bowl, officially salvaged and recorded from the famous Hoi An hoard shipwreck, dating to around 1450 AD.  This beautiful bowl is full of exotic vibrancy and is amongst the most playful of all the Hoi An wares. The bowl formed as a peach and... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2014

Parrot and Peach Bowl, Shipwreck Salvaged Hoi An Hoard, c. 1450

Parrot and Peach Bowl, Shipwreck Salvaged Hoi An Hoard, c. 1450. Diameter: 4 inches. Sold for 1.200,00 USD (894,55 EUR) in ebay. Condition: Beautifully preserved. Unrestored.  A finely painted and preserved antique parrot bowl, officially salvaged and recorded from the famous Hoi An hoard shipwreck, dating to around 1450 AD.  This beautiful bowl is full of exotic vibrancy and is amongst the most playful of all the Hoi An wares. The bowl formed as a peach and decorated with a leaf... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2014

Imperial edict to recognise Deity of Uai Dung, 1888, Nguyên dynasty (1802 - 1945), Viet Nam

Imperial edict to recognise Deity of Uai Dung, 1888, Nguyên dynasty (1802 - 1945), Viet Nam, calligraphy over block-printed design of silver dragon on yellow handmade paper, 50.5 x 128.0 cm. Dated in Chinese calligraphy, standard script, black ink " [ ... 18th November, the first year of Thanh Thai [1888]]". Gift of Andrew and Ann Proctor 2001, 26.2001. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney This Imperial edict dates from the Nguyen dynasty when... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2014

Imperial edict to add honorary titles, 1846, Nguyên dynasty (1802 - 1945), Viet Nam

Imperial edict to add honorary titles, 1846, Nguyên dynasty (1802 - 1945), Viet Nam, calligraphy over block-printed design of black dragon on yellow handmade paper,50.5 x 123.0 cm. Dated in Chinese calligraphy, standard script, black ink, "[... 15th January, the 6th year of Thieu Tri [1846]]". Gift of Andrew and Ann Proctor 2001, 25.2001. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney This Imperial edict dates from the Nguyen dynasty when the... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2014

Bleu de Hue' saucer dish, China, Kangxi (1662-1722), Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Export ware for Viet Nam, mark "In the collection

Bleu de Hue' saucer dish, China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Export ware for Viet Nam, mark "In the collection of Roushen", porcelain, 2.7 x 14.4 cm. Gift of Elisabeth M. Smith 2002, 292.2002. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney The small porcelain dish is decorated on the interior in blue and white with a charming landscape with figures. A scholar is seated reclining against a rock, gazing far into the distance. His servant sits opposite him... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2014

Bleu de Hue dish decorated with cranes and pine trees, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Export ware for Viet Nam, circa 19th century-20

Bleu de Hue dish decorated with cranes and pine trees, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Export ware for Viet Nam, circa 19th century-20th century, porcelain with underglaze decoration and metal rim, 1.9 x 16.4 cm. Gift of Dr John Yu & Dr George Soutter 2002, 169.2002. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney A lesser known Chinese export ware is 'bleu de Hue', blue-and-white porcelain made for the Vietnamese market from the 1700s, when kings of the Le-Trinh... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2014

Bleu de Huê bowl with dragon decoration, China Export ware for Viet Nam, circa 19th century-20th century

Bleu de Huê bowl with dragon decoration, Qing dynasty (1644–1911),  Export ware for Viet Nam, circa 19th century-20th century, porcelain with underglaze decoration, 5.1 x 10.9 cm. Gift of Dr John Yu & Dr George Soutter 2002, 168.2002. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney Along the rim of the bowl is a dragon with bulging eyes spitting fire. Near the shallow ring foot is a band of waves from which two carps emerge, one of which is... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2014

La fête des âmes errantes

Photo : CTV/CVN Au Vietnam, il y a chaque année une journée destinée aux âmes errantes, le 15e jour du 7e mois lunaire. Partons à la découverte de cette fête et coutume, la deuxième plus importante de l’année après le Têt. Pour les Vietnamiens, la fête Xa tôi vong nhân (littéralement «absolution des morts») est la deuxième plus importante de l’année après le Têt (Nouvel An lunaire). La tradition veut que le Xa tôi vong nhân soit célébré dans toutes les familles, exactement le 15e jour du... [Lire la suite]
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