05 septembre 2010

Five "Bleus de Huê" or China for Vietnam, ordered pattern porcelains in Boston

Plate, "dragons and pearl" pattern. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue; inscription "Nôi phu thi trung" (Made for the Central Palace), 3,2 x 15cm. Lê-Trinh period, Trinh Doanh government, 1740-1767). Gilft of John D. Constable 2007.401. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Plate. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue; inscription "Nôi phu thi doai" (Made for the Western Palace), 3,4 x 14,5cm. Lê-Trinh period, Trinh Sâm government, 1767-1782). Gilft of John D. Constable 2007.402. Museum of Fine Arts,... [Lire la suite]