Collection Area: Southeast Asian Art
Small figure of a nesting bird Clay: medium brown stoneware with black speckles Glaze: mottled iron glaze, ranging from ochre to chocolate in color, covering upper portion of figure, ending irregularly, partially covering base Decoration: eyes applied as beads of clay Mark: none
Hand modelled male seated figure holding a cock against his chest. Clay: light grey stoneware with black inclusions. Glaze: celadon, glossy, transparent. Decoration: none.
Jar of ovoid form with rounded shoulder tapered towards foot and flat base, long neck, flared mouth with rolled rim, four grooved loop handles with pressed ends on shoulder. Clay: brown stoneware. Glaze: red-brown, glossy, marred by many pinholes and seashell scars, blistering on neck and mouth; unglazed interior. Decoration: decorated with seven bands of …
Molded covered box with flattened cover and scalloped rim, ribbed body, short carved footring and recessed base. Decorated in underglaze blue with a bird design on flat top cover, six vertical panels on body, traces of green enamel scattered all over. Clay: creamy-grey stoneware.
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 …
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.