02 août 2014

Jar with moulded panels painted with different forms of the lotus flower. Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1450-1480

Jar with moulded panels painted with different forms of the lotus flower. Decorated in underglaze blue. Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1450-1480, stoneware. Height: 16.5 centimetres. Diameter: 22.5 centimetres.  Purchased from Bluett & Sons. 1928,1016.1. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Although they were never shipped to Europe on the grand scale of Chinese porcelain, from the 16th century rare Vietnamese blue-and-white reached the collections of the royal houses of Europe. This jar testifies to... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2014

Monochrome blue kendi or ewers,

Monochrome blue kendi or ewers. Made of blue glazed stoneware. Vietnam,1450-1480. Height: 14.1 centimetres. The Hoi An Ship,shipwreck. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. 2000,1212.2 & 2000,1212.3. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Exhibitions: 2012 Sep – 2013 Apr, BM G91, ‘Ritual and revelry: the art of drinking in Asia'2014 Sep-2015 Jan, BM WCEC, 'Ming: 50 years that changed China'
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