02 août 2014

Blue and white kendi painted with a four-clawed dragon. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Blue and white kendi painted with a four-clawed dragon. Stoneware. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460. Diameter: 19.5 centimetres. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. 2009,3014.7. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Purchased from the Nissen Collection Blue and white kendi painted with a four-clawed dragon was the subject of a thermoluminescence test, sample number C97c91, by Oxford Authentication ltd. The conclusion was the dating was consistent with the... [Lire la suite]