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]