20 mars 2009

A cut-glass bowl with hare decoration, probably Persia, 9th-10th century

A cut-glass bowl with hare decoration, probably Persia, 9th-10th century of deeply rounded hemispherical form with slightly flared sides, on a small short foot, the exterior decorated with five relief-cut hares in running posture, within two thin raised bands encircling the waist. 12cm. diam. Estimate 20,000—30,000 GBP NOTE : The ninth and tenth centuries saw cut glass become the most prominent form of decoration on various containers such as beakers, goblets and bowls, created by the use of either metal or wooden wheels or... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2009

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl. Goryeo dynasty (13th century)

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl. Goryeo dynasty (13th century) Deep and circular, inlaid on the interior in white slip with three pomegranate sprays alternating with three chrysanthemum sprays centering a further inlaid medallion of a chrysanthemum flower within a double-ring and cloud collar, all below a narrow band of inlaid lines and grasses below the rim; the exterior inlaid in white slip with a repeated band of grasses above a wide frieze of black-and white-slip chrysanthemum roundels surrounded by curling foliage... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2009

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl Goryeo dynasty (13th century)

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl. Goryeo dynasty (13th century) Inlaid in white slip on the interior with a wide frieze of clouds interspersed with four flying cranes of white slip with iron-slip legs, beaks and eyes, the sunken circular well inlaid in white slip with a single chrysanthemum within a cloud collar, all below a narrow band of lines and grasses; the exterior inlaid with another elaborate frieze executed in white and iron slip inlay of successive bands of leaves, chrysanthemum roundels and scrolling foliage,... [Lire la suite]
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