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1,372 objects
F1894.3a-b

Vase with relief design of peony scroll

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1894.3a-b
<p>Jar: tall baluster, with small mouth; recessed foot. Wood stand. Clay: hard, buff, stoneware. Glaze: grayish-cream; compound crackle. Decoration: peony design in relief, under glaze.</p>
F1896.35a-b

Vase

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1896.35a-b
<p>Vase: baluster form; depressed base. Wood stand. Clay: dense, white. Glaze: lustrous cream-white; closely crackled; finely pitted.</p>
F1896.84

Cizhou ware jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1896.84
<p>Vase: large, baluster. Clay: buff stoneware. Glaze: overall coating of white slip beneath colorless transparent glaze; scratched, pitted and chipped. Inside glazed.</p>
F1897.6

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1897.6
<p>Jar, tall, expanding cylindrical, sloping shoulder, and elongated conical neck. Clay: hard, gray. Glaze: brilliant bluish-black, with areas of lighter tone; iridescent. Brown wash over lower edge and base.</p>
F1897.42a-b

Karamono tea caddy, bunrin type

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1897.42a-b
<p>Tea caddy, taikai shape (taikai chaire [Jpn]). Small chip in rim. Ivory lid Clay: fine, light-weight, grayish. Glossy reddish-brown on surface. Glaze: rich reddish-brown, splashed with gray-green and dull yellow. Two thin layers of glaze. Interior partially glazed, probably by accident.</p>
F1898.41

Tea bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1898.41
<p>Tea-bowl, tall, fluted; heavy foot. Gold lacquer repair. Clay: dense, grayish-white. Glaze: deep orange-yellow, oxidized, finely crackled, with faint green overflow. Decoration: on outside, carved in appearance of chrysanthemum petals.</p>
F1899.30

Vase

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1899.30
F1900.63

Bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1900.63
F1901.64

Bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1901.64
F1902.10

Vase

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1902.10