Collection Area: Southeast Asian Art

21 objects

Votive figure of a man holding a fighting cock

Hand modelled male seated figure holding a cock against his chest. Clay: light grey stoneware with black inclusions. Glaze: celadon, glossy, transparent. Decoration: none.


Gourd-shaped bottle in the form of a bearded ascetic holding a lotus

Gourd-shaped bottle with head and arms of a bearded male worshipper holding a lotus bud (neck missing). Thinly thrown on fast potter’s wheel from coil added to flat disk, possibly with additional clay added as coil at upper edge of “body” to throw “head” and bottle neck. Base smooth, slightly concave. Egg-shaped lower lobe tapers …