02 août 2014

Kendi, Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Kendi, painted under the glaze in cobalt blue with two mythical beasts galloping through clouds. Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460. Stoneware, bronze. Height: 28 centimetres. Width: 30.4 centimetres. Depth: 25.1 centimetres. Weight: 3.3 kilograms. The Art Fund. Purchsed. from Eric Nissen. Ex-collection Brenda Zara Seligman. Ex-collection.Prof Charles Gabriel Seligman. Ex-collection Ian Wasserman. 2009,3014.2. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. The neck with a bronze mount. This is the... [Lire la suite]
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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]
02 août 2014

Monochrome blue kendi or ewers,

Monochrome blue kendi or ewers. Made of blue glazed stoneware. Vietnam,1450-1480. Height: 14.1 centimetres. The Hoi An Ship,shipwreck. Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. 2000,1212.2 & 2000,1212.3. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Exhibitions: 2012 Sep – 2013 Apr, BM G91, ‘Ritual and revelry: the art of drinking in Asia'2014 Sep-2015 Jan, BM WCEC, 'Ming: 50 years that changed China'
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25 mai 2014

A group of four Annamese and South-East Asian ceramics, 15th to 19th century

A group of four Annamese and South-East Asian ceramics, 15th to 19th century. Photo Sotheby's comprising a jar of compressed globular form, painted around the exterior with four lotus blossoms wreathed in scrolling foliage, wood stand; a kendi painted around the body and on the spout with stylised lotus; a crackle-glazed globular jar painted with upright panels divided by ruyi heads, below a band of undulous waves and detached ruyi scrolls around the shoulder; and an olive-green glazed double-gourd vase set with... [Lire la suite]
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