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'

02 août 2014

Very large blue-and-white dish. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Very large blue-and-white dish, finely painted under the glaze in a vivid cobalt blue with a single large peony flower in the centre and floral scroll in the cavetto. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460, stoneware. Diameter: 46 centimetres. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. 2009,3014.1. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Purchased from the Nissen Collection The large dish with the single peony was acquired by a European in French-Indochina (Vietnam) before... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2014

Large oviform jar. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Large oviform jar painted with a central band of scrolling peony flower in underglaze blue. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460, stoneware. Height: 43 centimetres; Width: 34 centimetres; Diameter: 34 centimetres. The Art Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. 2009,3014.3. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Purchased from the Nissen Collection The large oviform jar was illustrated by Sir Harry Garner (1801-1977) in his book Oriental Blue and White published by Faber and Faber in 1954 pl.... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2014

Large blue and white dish, Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Large blue and white dish, finely painted under the glaze in cobalt blue with a single large chrysanthemum flower in the centre and floral scroll in the cavetto.. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460, stoneware. Diameter: 36.9 centimetres. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. Ex-collection Ella Bodor. 2009,3014.5. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Purchased from the Nissen Collection The dish with chrysanthemum design was once in the F.W. Bodor collection and... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2014

Large blue and white dish. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Large blue and white dish showing two swimming carp among waterweeds decorated in underglaze blue patterning. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460, stoneware. Diameter: 38.6 centimetres. Height: 8.2 centimetres. Weight: 2.45 kilograms. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. Ex-collection Ella Bodor. 2009,3014.6. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Purchased from the Nissen Collection This large dish showing two swimming carp in underglaze blue was once in the F.W.... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2014

Kendi, Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Kendi, painted under the glaze in cobalt blue with two mythical beasts galloping through clouds. Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460. Stoneware, bronze. Height: 28 centimetres. Width: 30.4 centimetres. Depth: 25.1 centimetres. Weight: 3.3 kilograms. The Art Fund. Purchsed. from Eric Nissen. Ex-collection Brenda Zara Seligman. Ex-collection.Prof Charles Gabriel Seligman. Ex-collection Ian Wasserman. 2009,3014.2. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. The neck with a bronze mount. This is the... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2014

Blue and white kendi painted with a four-clawed dragon. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Blue and white kendi painted with a four-clawed dragon. Stoneware. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460. Diameter: 19.5 centimetres. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. 2009,3014.7. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Purchased from the Nissen Collection Blue and white kendi painted with a four-clawed dragon was the subject of a thermoluminescence test, sample number C97c91, by Oxford Authentication ltd. The conclusion was the dating was consistent with the... [Lire la suite]