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F1989.41

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.41
<p>Small jar with straight neck, globular body, and flat base. Clay: buff with black speckles. Glaze: grayish, dull luster; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze iron; single line around neck; double line on shoulder and double line at mid-body framing band of dots. Mark: none.</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>
F1989.43

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>
F1989.44a-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>
F1989.45a-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>
F1989.46a-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>
F1989.47

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>
F1989.48

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>
F1989.49

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>
F1989.50

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>
F1989.51

Figure of a nesting hen

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.51
<p>Figure of nesting hen. Clay: light gray stoneware. Glaze: mottled caramel brown, covering upper portion of figure; lower portion and base unglazed. Decoration: eyes applied as clay pellets; wings applied and incised with details; two applied chicks (?) on back; incised detail on tail. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.52

Bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.52
<p>Small bottle with elongated conical neck, flattened body, and carved foot. Clay: light gray with black speckles. Glaze: pale caramel-brown glaze over neck; clear glaze over body, ending above foot; interior and base unglazed; some scars in glaze. Decoration: in underglaze iron; multiple lines around base of neck and shoulder; band containing three abstract motifs &#8230;</p>
F1989.53

Figure of a pair of fighting elephants

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.53
<p>Small figurine of pair of fighting elephants on rectangular base Clay: buff with black speckles Glaze: thin mottled iron glaze, olive-brown to dark brown, covering upper portion of figures; lower portion and base unglazed Decoration: modeled details of eyes, ears, tails Mark: none</p>
F1989.54

Ewer in form of a goose with spout

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.54
<p>Small ewer in shape of a goose (hamsa) with tail-shaped handle, bird-head spout, elongated neck with wide rim, carved foot CLAY: reddish brown GLAZE: green glaze with granular white occlusions, shinier on one side of bird than the other, probably underfired; glaze collecting in thick drops at foot; interior and base unglazed DECORATION: incised detailing &#8230;</p>
F1989.55

Ewer with spout in the form of an elephant

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.55
<p>Small ewer with elephant-headed spout, upright neck with everted rim, and carved foot CLAY: gray with black speckles GLAZE: opaque white glaze on neck and sculpted details of elephant features; mottled medium-brown glaze on body and elephant head; interior and base unglazed DECORATION: relief modeled details of elephant head and tail, with cord binding &#8220;body&#8221; &#8230;</p>
F1989.68

Jar with four horizontal lugs

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.68
<p>Large storage jar with small trumpet shaped mouth and rolled rim, ridge at base of neck, four lugs high on shoulder, narrow body, and broad flat base, rattan handles and lid. Body: reddish-brown stoneware. Glaze: iron glaze, lustrous black on &#8220;hot&#8221; side of jar, running down in muliple drips to edge of base; on &#8220;cool&#8221; &#8230;</p>
F1991.55

Dish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1991.55
<p>Large dish with everted rim, upright glazed lip, deep cavetto, wide flat bottom slightly domed in the center, on low, beveled, unglazed footrim. Clay: greyish-brown stoneware; long firing crack running from rim to center; another short firing crack on rim, two on footrim. Glaze: transparent ivory-grey tone; possibly a coating of white slip under the &#8230;</p>
F1992.12

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1992.12
<p>Clay: white stoneware. Glaze: colorless glaze on body; iron-oxide wash on base. Decoration: On neck, band of &#8220;treasure&#8221; lattice. On shoulder, three mythical beasts (baize) alternating with four-pronged clouds whose centers resemble the fungus of immortality, the space filled by smaller flame-like clouds and wish-granting jewels, some enclosed by flames and others not. On upper &#8230;</p>
F1992.26

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1992.26
<p>Storage jar. Clay: gray (reduction-fired) stoneware, stained irregularly. Glaze: none. Decoration: on the shoulder, four small knobs (damaged) spaced equidistantly below the edge of the rim; two wide bands of stamped decoration, repeating the same leaf-shaped design (sema or bodhi leaf, positioned with point downward; two narrow bands of &#8220;jabbed&#8221; pattern made with a comb-like &#8230;</p>