Collection Area: Southeast Asian Art

186 objects
S2005.393

Steamer with paddle-impressed texture

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Steamer of compressed globular form with tall cylindrical neck, wide flaring mouth and round bottom blackened from cooking. Clay: red earthenware. Glaze: none. Decoration: paddle-impressed herringbone pattern on lower body, vertical lines and cross-hatching on base.

S2005.368

Water storage jar

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Jar of ovoid form with broad shoulder tapering towards the flat base, short neck and rounded lip. Clay: orange earthenware. Glaze: none. Decoration: a circular band of flower petals is incised on the shoulder.

S2005.297

Dish

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Dish with slightly everted rim, straight carved footring but slightly damaged; five repairs on rim; five spur marks from kiln stacking ring on interior bottom. Clay: medium grey stoneware with white impurities, coarse and grainy. Glaze: slightly milky, transparent, matte interior but slightly glossy on exterior; marred by pinholes on exterior lower body; foot and …

S2005.291a-b

Covered box

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Si Satchanalai covered box with elegant foot, iron decoration; plant decoration on lid.

S2005.269

Bowl with incised decoration

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Lopsided deep bowl with rounded side, flared rim, bevelled footring, a black circular scar from tubular kiln support on recessed base. Clay: light grey stoneware with black inclusions, oxidized to buff colour where exposed in firing. Glaze: celadon, glossy, heavily crazed; pooled at well; glaze dripped down over the foot forming harden dropplets of glaze …

S2005.220

Dish

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Dish with flared rim, broad footring and recessed base. Two cracks on body. Clay: buff stoneware. Glaze: clear with greenish tinge, matte to low gloss; mouthrim, footrim and base unglazed. Decoration: painted in iron brown pigment over white slip; a flower encircled by double rings on central medallion, a band of flower petals on cavetto …

S2005.208

Water bottle

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Bottle composed of three sections above tall, splayed pedestal foot: Compressed globular body, shoulder and tubular neck tapered towards a chipped mouth. Several cracks on neck, a loss and a hole pierced through the footring. Clay: light grey earthenware. Glaze: none. Surface burnished and blackened by reduction firing. Decoration: rows of roulette design encircled the …

S2005.176

Jar with four vertical lugs and incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.176

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 …

S2005.159

Lime-paste pot with bail handle and molded decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.159

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole at the shoulder, a broad overhead stripe handle, tall splayed foot and flat base. There are shell scars on the entire pot showing shells are used for stacking in the firing. Some lime residue inside the pot. Clay: grey stoneware. Glaze: abraded turquoise copper-tinted glaze …

S2005.105a-b

Jar with lid

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Jar of globular form with a knob on a dome-shaped lid, short carved footring and deep recessed base. Clay: grey stoneware. Glaze: white slip covering lid and body, including inside of lid and base; clear glaze with yellowish tinge (similar to raw egg white), crazed, glossy; flange of the lid, mouthrim and footrim of the …

S2005.104

Jar

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Blue and white jar with short neck, globular body and carved footring. Clay: ivory white stoneware. Glaze: clear, matte, slightly underfired; base and interior unglazed. Decoration: painted with underglaze cobalt blue over white slip; overlapping petals round the shoulder, a band of four-petalled flower alternated with leafy tendrils on the central body. A few tendrils …

S2005.97a-b

Covered box

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Small polychrome covered box painted with underglaze iron/cobalt pigment and slightly worn out overglaze red and green enamel. Decorations consist a six-petalled flower on the central cover top, conjoined with six “ruyi” head motifs, six vertical larger panels alternated with foliage sprays and lozenge motifs covered the rest of the body. Clay: creamy-grey stoneware.

S2005.96a-b

Covered box

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Round polychrome covered box with traces of overglaze green enamel, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with a six-petalled flower on central cover top surrounded by six heart-shaped panels, which conjoined with six larger panels down to the body.

S2005.95a-b

Covered box

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Covered box of flattened globular form with short foot and a lotus bud knob at the centre of the lid. Clay: light grey stoneware. Glaze: clear, glossy, crazed; base and flange unglazed. Decoration: painted in underglaze cobalt blue with six petals radiating from the knob of the lid, a central band of floral scroll on …

S2005.94a-b

Covered box

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Covered round box of flattened globular form with flat top lid and short foot. Clay: ivory white stoneware. Glaze: clear, glossy, crazed; base and flange unglazed. Decoration: painted in underglaze cobalt blue with six petals radiating from the knob of the lid, a central band of floral scroll on body, overlapping petals above foot.

S2005.92

Dish

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Dish with flared mouth, narrow flat rim with raised edge, carved footring and broad base applied with brown wash. Clay: light grey stoneware. Glaze: clear, glossy, transparent; mouthrim and footrim unglazed. Decoration: painted in cobalt blue pigment on white slip. A chrysanthemum with four leafy sprays encircled by a band of cloud scroll on central …

S2005.91

Dish

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.91

Blue and white dish with iron wash on broad base, raised edge of the narrow flat rim and footrim unglazed. Decorated with a multi-petaled flower and four leafy sprays on central medallion enclosed by petal border, alternating four-petaled flower and leafy tendril on cavetto, classic scroll on flat rim, large lotus panels on exterior. Clay: …

S2005.90

Bowl

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Blue and white bowl with unglazed rim, round body, tall foot, deep recessed base applied with chocolate brown wash. Clay: light grey stoneware. Glaze: clear, glossy, transparent, crazed; mouthrim, footrim and base unglazed. Decoration: a four-petaled flower spray encircled by double rings on centre medallion, a band of classic scroll round the inner edge of …

S2005.89

Bowl

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Bowl with rounded body, flared rim, carved footring, recessed base applied with chocolate brown wash. Clay: buff light grey stoneware. Glaze: clear, glossy, transparent, crazed; mouthrim, footrim and base unglazed. Decoration: painted with cobalt pigment on white slip. A peony spray encircled by a ring on central medallion, a band of classic scroll round the …