11 janvier 2011

The John Menke Collection of Vietnamese Ceramics @ Zetterquist Galleries

Four Island Plate, Vietnam, Lê Dynasty,16th century. Courtesy Zetterquist Galleries Large Blue and White Barbed Rim Plate with underglaze cobalt blue depiction of four islands in the sea, surrounded by a band of petal designs and the cavetto of the bowl covered in  large lotus petal depictions with beautifully painted ruyi patterns within.  The mouth rim is decorated with another band of cloud decoration.  Diameter: 32.5cm.  Areas of rim fritting. Published in “Vietnamese Ceramics: A Separate... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2009

Masterpiece du Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Cham 10th century. Deified King, late 10th century

Cham 10th century. Deified King, late 10th century. Sandstone, 41 x 20 3/4 x 19 1/8 in. (104.14 x 52.71 x 48.58 cm) Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Trust Fund, 2003.59 ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Photographe : Photography ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Dating to the tenth century, this crisply carved, sandstone image of a deified king relates stylistically to sculpture found at ancient temple complexes like those at My Son and Dong Duong south of Da Nang, in Vietnam's central highlands.... [Lire la suite]
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