02 août 2014

Large oviform jar. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460

Large oviform jar painted with a central band of scrolling peony flower in underglaze blue. Probably Chu Dau kilns, Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1440-1460, stoneware. Height: 43 centimetres; Width: 34 centimetres; Diameter: 34 centimetres. The Art Fund. Purchased from Eric Nissen. 2009,3014.3. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum. Purchased from the Nissen Collection The large oviform jar was illustrated by Sir Harry Garner (1801-1977) in his book Oriental Blue and White published by Faber and Faber in 1954 pl.... [Lire la suite]
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