Collection Area: Chinese Art

14,003 objects
S2005.32

Bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.32

Bottle of bullet form with constricted neck, flanged mouth and flat base.

S2005.31

Bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.31

Bottle of bullet form with constricted neck, flanged mouth and flat base. Clay: grey stoneware. Glaze: brown, abraded, low gloss. Decoration: none.

S2005.30

Bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.30

Bottle of bullet form with constricted neck, flanged mouth and flat base.

S2005.29

Bowl

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Bowl with shallow curving sides, upright rim and carved footring. Clay: grey stoneware. Glaze: greyish green, glossy, translucent; foot and base unglazed. Decoration: a pair of incised floral sprays on the interior, using some combing; an incised ring below the rim and one on the bottom.

S2005.28

Bowl with incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.28

Deep bowl with rounded sides, everted rim and carved footring. Clay: buff stoneware. Glaze: yellowish green, glossy, transparent; falls short of the lower exterior body. Decoration: a pair of incised floral sprays bordered by two incised rings on the cavetto.

S2005.27

Dish with incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.27

Dish with flared mouthrim, broad bi-shaped footring, and six spurmarks on the interior bottom. Clay: porcelain. Glaze: translucent, glossy, finely crazed; falls short of the upper half of exterior body. Decoration: one incised ring below the mouthrim and one on interior bottom. Inscriptions: two numbers, resembling “77,” painted by brush with dark grey pigment (faded …

S2005.26

Bowl with incised decoration

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Bowl with rounded sides, everted rim and carved footring. Clay: light grey stoneware. Glaze: covered with ‘qingbai’ glaze, glossy, transparent; base unglazed. Decoration: two incised floral sprays on the cavetto.

S2005.25

Bowl with incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.25

Bowl with rounded sides, everted rim and carved footring. Clay: grey stoneware. Glaze: greyish green, glossy, translucent; falls short of the lower exterior body. Decoration: a pair of incised floral sprays bordered by two incised rings on the cavetto.

S2005.24

Bowl with incised decoration

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Bowl with rounded sides, upright rim and carved footring. Clay: grey stoneware. Glaze: greyish green, glossy, transparent; base unglazed. Decoration: freely incised curving lines on the cavetto, an incised ring on the interior bottom.

S2005.23

Bowl with incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.23

Tongan-type ware. Bowl with rounded sides, upright mouthrim and carved footring. Clay: buff stoneware. Glaze: yellowish green, glossy, transparent, crazed; foot and base unglazed but with remnants of brown glaze on the base. Decoration: freely incised sprays and combed zigzag design on the cavetto, an incised ring below the neck, a circle impressed on the …

S2005.22

Jar with four horizontal lugs

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.22

Jar of ovoid form with short neck, chipped rolled lip, slightly recessed base, four horizontal grooved lug handles on upper shoulder. Clay: greyish buff stoneware. Glaze: abraded brown glaze, matte, possibly underfired, applied over white slip; base unglazed. Decoration: four stamped floral motifs on shoulder, incised undulating lines on body.

S2004.231

Lamp

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.231

Oil lamp with tall cylindrical stem, shallow bowl-shaped container on top, portion of bowl-shaped base intact. Wheel thrown. Unglazed. Coated with yellowish powder.

S2004.230

Lamp

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.230

shallow bowl-shaped container on top. Saucer-shaped base broken off (cf. S2994.231). Wheel thrown and assembled. Unglazed. Coated with yellowish powder.

S2004.229

Base or lid of covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.229

Base or lid of round covered box. Wheel thrown. Unglazed.

S2004.6

Low table

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.6
S2004.4a-d

Couch-bed

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.4a-d
S2002.7

Fish Play

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2002.7