02 août 2014

Large vat with moulded decoration, cream glaze and iron-brown rim, Vietnam, Ming dynasty, circa 1600-1644

Large vat with moulded decoration, cream glaze and iron-brown rim, Vietnam, Ming dynasty, circa 1600-1644. Height: 60 centimetres. Diameter: 74 centimetres. Purchased from George Eumorfopoulos.Bought with the help of public subscription. 1938,0524.117. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. This heavily potted round vat has a thickened overhanging rim and applied decoration beneath an uneven cream-coloured glaze. It is glazed neither inside nor on the base. Beneath the rim, which is painted dark brown, is a band of... [Lire la suite]