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F1989.34

Kendi

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.34
<p>Miniature kendi with tall neck, projecting flange below mouth, flattened body, large spout, and tall straight foot with inset base. Clay: black, well fused. Glaze: none. Decoration: none. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.50

Jar with incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.50
<p>Small jar with short neck, ridge at base of neck, cylindrical body, and carved foot. Clay: light gray with black speckles. Glaze: mottled caramel brown, reaching down to near foot; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: incised ridge at base of neck. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.33

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.33
<p>Small jar with upright neck, carinated shoulder, and flat base. Clay: sandy stoneware, dark brown on surface, gray in core. Glaze: iron-brown, thin, matte, heavily abraded and decomposed; stopping on outside just below shoulder; interior unglazed. Decoration: none. Mark: none. Condition: old chips in rim.</p>
F1989.49

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.49
<p>Small conical cup with narrow mouth, plain rim, broad base, and carved foot CLAY: dark reddish-brown; circular black scar on base inside footrim GLAZE: milky, blue-gray where thick; covering outside over foot and bottom of inside; base unglazed DECORATION: in underglaze iron; four lines below rim; vinescrolls enclosing three large full-face flowers with twisting petals; &#8230;</p>
F1989.32

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.32
<p>Small jar with everted rim, eliptical body, and flat base. Clay: coarse, medium-brown stoneware. Glaze: olive-green, thin, dull luster, ending above beveled edge of foot; interior unglazed. Decoration: none. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.48

Figure of a horse

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.48
<p>Figure of a miniature horse. Clay: reddish-brown with black speckles. Glaze: iron brown, over upper half of figure. Decoration: modeled details of eyes, mane and tail, saddle. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.31

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.31
<p>Small bowl with everted rim on raised everted foot. Clay: light grey, gritty. Glaze: clear glaze on interior, over white slip; rim unglazed; mottled copper-green glaze on exterior, pooling around foot; visible edge of foot has brownish sheen; base unglazed. Decoration: incised under glaze on outside, three sets of multiple lines evenly spaced on body. &#8230;</p>
F1989.47

Dish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.47
<p>Minature saucer on tall foot. Clay: coarse, buff with orange flush, black speckles. Glaze: translucent gray-green covering upper surface, part of lower surface; rest of body and foot unglazed. Decoration: none. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.30

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.30
<p>Low bowl with inverted plain rim, rounded sides, and flat base. Clay: light gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, lustrous, over white slip inside and out; slip and glaze pared away above base; base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt in graded shades, pale to dark. Outside, double lines, very faint, below rim and above base enclosing vinescrolls &#8230;</p>
F1989.29

Water dropper in the form of a blowfish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.29
<p>Small molded vessel in shape of blowfish, with rimless mouth and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: opaque, ivory-toned, finely abraded over surface except where protected by angles of the molded tail. Base and interior unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze blue; details of fish features, including stippling over blue wash on back. Mark: none. Condition: &#8230;</p>
F1989.46a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.46a-b
<p>Small round box with domed lid, mangosteen fruit stalk handle with four sepals, rounded base, flat bottom. Clay: coarse, light brown with black speckles. Glaze: clear, shiny on outside of lid and upper body; caramel glaze over handle; brown glaze inside body; inside of lid, lower body, and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze iron. Mark: &#8230;</p>
F1989.28a-b

Round box with design of floral spray

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.28a-b
<p>Round box with domed lid, tapering body, and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, shiny, over white slip on exterior; thin, mottled grayish on inside of body and lid; base unglazed. Debris adhering to base. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Abstract floral spray on top of lid, without enclosing rings. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.45a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.45a-b
<p>Small round box with molded lid with four relief petals and nipple handle, tapering body, and inset base. Clay: coarse, buff with black speckles. Glaze: clear, shiny on outside of lid and upper body; matte brown glaze inside body; inside of lid, lower body, and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze iron. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.27

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.27
<p>Small jar of flattened shape with lobed sides and carved inset foot. Clay: buff, fine grained. Glaze: clear, lustrous, ivory-toned, gray-green where thick, finely crackled; applied over white slip which is visible where exposed at foot; interior and foot unglazed. Decoration: molded ridge at shoulder line, defining upper edge of lobed sides.</p>
F1989.44a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.44a-b
<p>Small round box with domed lid, mangosteen fruit stalk handle with four sepals, rounded base, flat bottom. Clay: coarse, buff to orange, with black specks. Glaze: clear, brittle glaze on outside of body and lid; caramel glaze on handle; matte brown glaze inside body; inside of lid, lower body, and base unglazed. Decomposition on body &#8230;</p>
F1989.26a-b

Covered box with design of pavilion in garden

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.26a-b
<p>Round box with flattened lid, tapering body, and trimmed inset foot. Clay: pale gray, fine grained. Glaze: white, milky opacity, lustrous; thin, greenish, crackled glaze on interior of body and lid. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Triple line defining shoulder of lid and enclosing landscape scene with garden, pavillion, and wooded hills. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.43

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.43
<p>Small jar with conical neck, flattened body, and flat base. Clay: buff with black speckles. Glaze: clear, lustrous, reaching to near foot; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze iron; wide single line around neck below rim; triple line around shoulder and triple line below midpoint of body defining panel of overlapping petal motifs. Mark: &#8230;</p>
F1989.25

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.25
<p>Small jar with short straight neck, ovoid body on wide straight foot, and inset base. Clay: pale gray, fine grained. Glaze: clear, lustrous, ivory-toned, extending to lower edge of foot; applied over white slip which is visible inside neck; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in cobalt under glaze: one elongated petal-like shape beginning at base &#8230;</p>
F1989.42

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.42
<p>Small jar with tall straight neck, spherical body, and small flat base. Clay: coarse, buff with black speckles. Glaze: clear, lustrous, reaching below mid-point of body; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze iron; thick band around neck; two thin lines around shoulder and one thick line around lower body framing panel of four-petal floral &#8230;</p>
F1989.24

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.24
<p>Small jar with long straight neck, high shoulder, and tall splayed foot. Clay: chalky, off-white. Glaze: clear, ivory-toned, crackled and flaking, especially on lower body. Interior glazed; base unglazed. Decoration: none. Mark: none.</p>