Collection Area: Southeast Asian Art

4,001 objects
F1998.14

Bowl with inverted rim

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Round bowl, with an almost flat bottom, carinated shoulder and inturned rim. Creamy yellow-white-gray glaze over a gray-brown stoneware.

F1998.13

Bowl

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 10 February 1998) Large glazed bowl, almost hemispherical in shape, with a small, flat, unglazed ring foot. The bowl is slightly uneven and slopes to one side. Light gray-green glaze inside and out, with floral decoration in a dark green-brown underglaze. 2. (Louise A. Cort, 3 March 1998) This deep bowl …

F1998.12

Bowl

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 10 February 1998) Round bowl, with almost straight sides, tapering slightly to a simple, sharply cut ring base. Glazed inside and out with a creamy white-green glaze. The base appears to have been cut down after firing, resulting in the loss of chips and glaze around the edges. The base is …

F1998.11

Bowl with incised decoration

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 10 February 1998) Round bowl, almost hemispherical in shape, with a flat base, and slightly incurving rim. Incised on the exterior with a broad lotus petal design on the lower body, and covered inside and out with a brown-green glaze. Base is unglazed. Pronounced crackle to the glaze. One side of …

F1998.10

Jar with incised and inlaid decoration

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 10 February 1998) Large glazed round jar, with wide mouth, thick out-turned rim and flat base. Creamy gray-white glaze on the exterior and interior, except for the base and interior bottom. Decorated on the exterior with incised lines forming “panels,” within which large floral designs are executed in brown glaze. Two …

F1994.24

Bottle with two vertical ring handles

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1. (Janet G. Douglas, 20 November 1991) The bulbous jar has a narrow mouth and two small handles that extend from the mouth to the body. The brown glaze is fairly translucent and extends to an inch or two above the base. Incised concentric grooves on the upper body are filled with the glaze, and …

F1994.23a-b

Covered box with incised decoration

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Small glazed box, squat round in shape, with small knobbed lid. Glazed stoneware with incised floral and linear decoration, brown/black glaze and yellow glaze over white slip.

F1994.22

Vessel in the form of a seated elderly woman

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 3 February 1992) Small glazed hunch-back figure. Glazed stoneware with molded and incised decoration, brown/black glaze and white glaze over white slip.

F1994.21a-b

Jar with lid and incised decoration

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 3 February 1992) Small glazed jar, squat round in shape,with small knobbed lid. Glazed stoneware with incised floral and linear decoration, brown/black glaze and white glaze over white slip.

F1994.20

Kendi

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 3 February 1992) Glazed kendi, globular and squat in shape. Glazed stoneware with floral and geometric decoration in brown/black underglaze.

F1994.19a-c

Covered box with interior tray

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Clay: light gray stoneware with fine black scattered inclusions. Glaze: clear, colorless glaze, slighty milky in areas, on exterior of body (except around neck and on base) and on exterior of lid (except center). Mottled dark brown glaze on defined circular area in center of lid, including knob. Thinner brown glaze on interior of body …

F1994.18a-b

Hexagonal covered box

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1. (Stephen P. Koob, 3 February 1992) Small, glazed pottery box, hexagonal and faceted in shape, with knobbed lid. Glazed stoneware, with floral and linear decoration with dark blue underglaze. 2. (Louise Cort, 19 July 2005) The pigment used is iron, not cobalt. The milky glaze gives the iron a blue appearance.

F1994.16

Jar with three horizontal lugs

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1. (John Forbes, 25 April 1994) Very dark brown glaze falls short of base with some dripping and accumulation of glaze, wide everted mouth, three loop handles on shoulder connected with three non-contemporaneous split rattan handles, unglazed flat base exposes dark reddish brown clay, interior left unglazed, body decorated with two bands of rectangular panels …