Collection Area: Southeast Asian Art

105 objects
S2005.93

Beaker

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Beaker with straight sides, slightly flared rim and rounded base. Clay: light grey stoneware. Glaze: clear with greenish tinge, transparent, glossy; rim base unglazed. Decoration: painted in underglaze blue with a band of classic scroll below rim, a wide band of floral scroll on body, overlapping lotus petals above foot.

F1986.44

Jar

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Small jar with flattened sides. Clay: light brown stoneware. Glaze: translucent, matt surface, large irregular crackle stained red; glaze worn off rim; foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, with some black spotting: single line around base of neck, with lotus-petal collar; body flattened into four wide and four narrow panels, the wide panels with frames …

F1986.41a-b

Covered box

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Covered box with six molded lobes. Clay: pale gray stoneware. Glaze: on outside, translucent whitish glaze appearing yellowish over most of the surface; on inside, clear glaze appearing olive green where pooled. Foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt: in center of lid, eight-petalled flower enclosed by six radiating petal shapes, filled alternately with geometric and …

F1985.37a-b

Pillow in the form of a tortoise

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Pillow in the form of a tortoise, head turned upward, the feet shown in paddling motion. The carapace hexagonal plates are modelled, the divisions incised. The shell is surmounted by a narrow concave head-rest with lobed ends and a small hole in the center, on a base decorated with a carved scroll. This element, the …

S2010.11

Peach-shaped vessel

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Miniature peach-shaped vessel

S2010.8

Flat jar

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Flat bottle with three cartouches

S2010.7a-b

Covered box in the form of a bird

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Covered box in the form of a bird, with modeling on the lid and added head. Clay: stoneware, pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, colorless. Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze, detailing the head, back, and wings of the bird and adding breast feathers and legs. Mark: none.

S2010.5

Bowl

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Miniature bowl

S2010.4

Dish with fluted cavetto and scalloped rim

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Dish with hand-cut fluted cavetto and scalloped rim. Low foot, base unglazed. Clay: stoneware, light gray, fine grained. Glaze: “apple-green” high-temperature copper-tinted glaze. Glaze stops above lower edge of foot. Wide ring cut out of glaze in bottom, leaving circle of glaze in center. Mark: none.

S2005.137

Jar with combed and applied decoration

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Jar of cylindrical form with broad shoulder tapering toward the flat base, short neck narrowing to the mouth. Clay: medium-grey stoneware. Glaze: thin iron wash and slight accumulation of fly-ash glaze. Decoration: two grooves insided into neck (possibly using combing tool); two raised ridges applied to shoulder, alternating with bands of undulating combing.

S2005.136

Jar with incised decoration

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Jar of cylindrical form with broad shoulder tapering toward the flat base, short neck narrowing to the mouth. Clay: slick, smooth grey clay. Glaze: unglazed but with some kiln droppings. Decoration: two incised rings on the neck and one on the shoulder.

S2005.113

Jar

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Jarlet of flattened globular form with rounded mouthrim and flat base. Clay: beige stoneware. Glaze: copper green, low gloss, crazed. Decoration: none.