01 août 2009

Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Vietnamese Ceramics

Vietnam. Bowl with Lid, 13th-14th century, Glazed stoneware, 6 x 7 in. (15.2 x 17.78 cm) The Alan and Dena Naylor Southeast Asian Art Fund. 2000.82.3a,b. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts While influenced by Chinese models, Vietnamese potters made their own innovations and added new elements to their designs. The domed lid of this bowl, for instance, has a scalloped rim that probably imitates the edge of a lotus leaf. The spontaneously brushed underglaze floral decor is executed with an iron... [Lire la suite]
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