Collection Area: Chinese Art
Two rank badges woven in the kesi technique depicting a bear sitting on a rock amidst two tree peonies, with scrolling clouds in the sky and ground and roiling waves in the foreground.
Bowl: half egg-shell (skull-?) shape divided longitudinally. Perforation at one end. Wood stand. Clay: hard, white, finely speckled. Glaze: cream-white; rim unglazed. Decoration: in slight relief in the paste, under glaze. Monochrome — creamy white glaze.