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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