15 mai 2009

New acquisition of Lichtenstein Museum : Kendi pouring vessel, Wan Li period (1573–1620), Mounts England, c. 1600

China, Wan Li period (1573–1620), Mounts England, c. 1600. Kendi pouring vessel adapted as a ewer with English silver mounts Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue painting silver, gilt , England; height 25 cm ; Inv.-No. PO2531 Provenance: acquired in 2007 from an english art dealer by Prince Hans Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein This ewer belongs to a group of porcelain objects that were made during the reign of Emperor Wan Li and exported to Europe. The term kendi derives from Sanskrit and denotes drinking vessels with... [Lire la suite]
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