Collection Area: Japanese Art
Light gray clay, dense and hard, with area of orange scorch near tail. Details carved or modeled by hand and applied. Glossy brown glaze; splashes of ash glaze over rooster-head spout and handle. Some kiln debris adhering to glaze. Base unglazed.
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.