02 août 2014

Large baluster form jar painted with three Buddhist lion-dogs. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1

Large baluster form jar painted with three Buddhist lion-dogs chasing brocade ball in underglaze blue. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460, stoneware. Height: 52.5 centimetres. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. 2009,3014.4. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Exhibited: 2014 Sep-2015 Jan, BM WCEC, 'Ming: 50 years that changed China'