08 février 2010

White stoneware bowl China, Tang dynasty, 8th or 9th century

White stoneware bowl  China, Tang dynasty, 8th or 9th century A white stoneware shallow bowl, the thickly potted, gently rounded sides rising from a neatly cut, disc-like foot and terminating in a turned-over rim. The interior and exterior of the bowl are covered in a transparent glaze, leaving just the foot unglazed, exposing the fine white clay underneath. Diameter: 5 3/4 inches, 14.6 cm Height: 13/4 inches, 4.5 cm. Price on application Notes: The broad, flat foot on this type of bowl is sometimes referred to as... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

A large tripod basin, China, 1st half of Tang dynasty (618-907), 8th Century, probably Gongxian kilns, Henan province

A large A large tripod basin, China, 1st half of Tang dynasty (618-907), 8th Century, probably Gongxian kilns, Henan province The beige white clay body is covered with a thin, pale straw-coloured glaze, leaving outside the lowest part and base of the basin free. D. 28,8 cm. Est. 18 000 EUR Note: Provenienz: Aus einer bedeutenden Privatsammlung chinesischer Kunst, erworben Christie's N.Y., 2.6.1989, Lot 132 aus der A.B.Sim Collection - Die TL-Analyse Oxford 466f59 vom 30.9.1987 bestätigt die Datierung -... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2009

God in Sculpture, religion and spirituality in Eastern Asia @ Kunsthal Rotterdam

With a very extraordinary collection of sixty age-old bronze and stone sculptures Kunsthal Rotterdam shows how God is portrayed in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. At the exhibition top pieces from India, Nepal, Cambodia, China, Korea and Thailand illustrate in what way Buddha and Mahariva and their followers have been portrayed through the ages. The collection, belonging to Viktor and Marianne Langen, is in a state that can be called outstanding and the vast majority of pieces can be dated back as far as the eighth and ninth century.... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2009

An outstanding carved sandstone figure of Buddha, Tang Dynasty, 8th Century

An outstanding carved sandstone figure of Buddha, Tang Dynasty, 8th Century the robust figure boldly conceived in the round with full volumes visible under the thin robes, the deity standing upright on long slender legs with the left arm bent up at the elbow and the right arm held loosely down to grasp the folds of his diaphanous robes in the elongated and finely shaped fingers, the folds of the robes all finely delineated in rhythmic draped swathes curling around the bent left arm and draped down across the body to a short... [Lire la suite]
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