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

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]