08 juin 2010

'Stunning Decorative Porcelains from the Qianlong reign' @ National Palace Museum

Pair of soup bowls in yang-ts'ai enamels with incised red ground pattern of flower brocade and landscape décor © National Palace Museum The fa-lang-ts'ai porcelains in the collection of the National Palace Museum can be divided into two categories, painted fa-lang-ts'ai porcelains and yang-ts'ai porcelains. Masterpieces of unprecedented quality, these works had earned themselves the favor of the Ch'ien-lung emperor. During his reign, they were kept in the Ch'ien-ch'ing-kung Palace, where the emperor would admire them. The... [Lire la suite]