13 août 2014

Blue-and-White Charger with Paired Birds Design, Vietnamese, 15th Century

Blue-and-White Charger with Paired Birds Design, Vietnamese, 15th Century, d..41.5cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. Acc. No. 40683. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics,Osaka There are many examples of large dishes among Vietnamese blue-and-white ware extant in Japan. The arrangement of this design, with two sharp-beaked birds facing each other, is reminiscent of Chinese phoenix designs, but the overall impression is quite different. These... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2014

Blue-and-White Vase with Pine Bamboo and Plum Tree Design, Vietnamese, 15th Century

Blue-and-White Vase with Pine Bamboo and Plum Tree Design, Vietnamese, 15th Century; h. 28.5cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. Acc. No. 40687. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics,Osaka Vietnamese blue-and-white ware was influenced by Chinese blue-and-white ware; however, many points regarding its origins remain unclear. The form and design of this jar can be seen in similar pieces from China's Yuan dynasty, indicating that this is a relatively early... [Lire la suite]
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