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]