13 août 2014

Blue-and-White Vase with Pine Bamboo and Plum Tree Design, Vietnamese, 15th Century

Blue-and-White Vase with Pine Bamboo and Plum Tree Design, Vietnamese, 15th Century; h. 28.5cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. Acc. No. 40687. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics,Osaka Vietnamese blue-and-white ware was influenced by Chinese blue-and-white ware; however, many points regarding its origins remain unclear. The form and design of this jar can be seen in similar pieces from China's Yuan dynasty, indicating that this is a relatively early... [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 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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09 août 2014

Rank badge with crane insignia, Viet Nam, Lê dynasty, 18th century

Rank badge with crane insignia, Viet Nam, Lê dynasty, 18th century; embroidered silk, 24.0 x 23.5 cm. Gift of Judith and Ken Rutherford 2005,111.2005. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney This is a rare example of an 18th century crane badge. The white satin stitch embroidery on the body of the crane has almost disappeared, which is not unusual in examples of embroidery from Viet Nam where degradation of fibres has occurred due to harmful dye-stuff. The intended design outline of... [Lire la suite]
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