03 mai 2009

A famille verte yenyen vase. Kangxi

A famille verte yenyen vase. Kangxi The two registers of design each depicting scenes from the Yuan Dynasty novel, 'Romance of the Western Chamber', Xijiang Ji, the upper register showing Zhang Sheng's sorrowful parting from Yingying, with his attandant standing by with his luggage on a pole, the lower register painted with Zhang Sheng's dream where he is confronted by warriors wielding sabres and torches, the scenes separated by a geometric border and a band of shaped cartouches enclosing lozenges and artemisia leaves reserved... [Lire la suite]