Collection Area: Japanese Art

863 objects
F1901.56a-b

Tea caddy with two lugs, in Oribe style

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1901.56a-b

Buff clay, darkened on surface by use. Concave base. Two lugs. White slip extending slightly below clear glaze. Under-glaze iron painted decoration over shoulder and much of body, showing brush strokes; on one side, flying geese and pattern resembling “tie-dyed” textile, painted in reserve; on opposite side, vertical faceting and incising. Potter’s mark incised on …

F1901.25a-b

Incense box in the shape of a rooster, in Oribe style

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1901.25a-b

Buff clay. Stippling around comb and wattles; carved details on wings and tail. Clear glaze, coarsely crackled; splash of copper-green on comb; details of eyes, beak, and wings painted in underglaze iron.