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]