Collection Area: Southeast Asian Art

158 objects
S2005.166

Lime-paste pot

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.166

Compressed globular lime pot with straight neck, flared mouth, splayed foot, and flat base with a whorl-shaped mark left by using a twisted cord to remove the pot away from the potting wheel. Some lime paste remains inside the pot. Clay: dark grey stoneware with white specks. Glaze: black, glossy, opaque, with many pinholes; base …

S2005.164

Pot

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Small bottle with shell scars on globular body, neck missing, full of lime inside. Clay: dark brown stoneware with white inclusions. Glaze: watery, brownish-black iron glaze. Decoration: none.

S2005.163

Bottle with incised decoration

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Round bottle with shell scars on flat base. Clay: red stoneware. Glaze: watery, brownish-black iron glaze. Decoration: two incised rings on the shoulder.

S2005.162

Bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.162

Bottle of globular form with cylindrical neck, flared mouth and slightly concave underside. A repair on the mouthrim. Shell scars on the upper half of the body. The shells are possibly used as stacking tools in the firing. Clay: red clay. Glaze: dark brown, glossy, opaque, sticky, marred with many pinholes. Decoration: none.

S2005.161

Lime-paste pot with bail handle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.161

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a knob on the top, 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 that shells were used for stacking in the firing. Some lime paste residue inside the pot. Clay: …

S2005.160

Lime-paste pot with bail handle and molded decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.160

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole on shoulder, high foot, flat base with shell scars, and a broad overhead stripe handle. Some lime residue inside the pot. Clay: grey stoneware. Glaze: mottled turquoise and red (copper) glaze, glossy, translucent; footring unglazed. Decoration: a moulded floral rosette at central top of the …

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 …

S2005.158

Lime-paste pot with bail handle and molded decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.158

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole on shoulder, high foot, flat base with shell scars, and a broad overhead stripe handle. Some lime residue inside the pot. Clay: grey stoneware; the base is fired to chocolate brown. Glaze: greenish translucent graze, appearing olive-green where applied over white slip on the body …

S2005.157

Gourd-shaped bottle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.157

Gourd-shaped bottle with tall, upright neck, silver mount on mouthrim, slightly recessed base with shell scars. Clay: brown stoneware. Glaze: red-brown, iridesecent, glossy, opaque. Decoration: none.

S2005.156

Gourd-shaped bottle with a brass cover on the neck

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.156

Gourd-shaped bottle with flat base, long neck with engraved brass mount. Clay: dark grey stoneware. Glaze: olive green with patches of red, glossy, opaque. Decoration: seashell scars on shoulder.

S2005.154

Jar, type used in Japan as a vase

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.154

Jar of cylindrical form with broad, round shoulder tapering towards foot and flat base, tall neck with rolled rim. Four vertical lugs on shoulder. Clay: brown stoneware. Glaze: none. Decoration: two alternating rows of applied bands and incised waves; combed decoration on the lower shoulder.

S2005.153

Jar with four vertical lugs, combed, applied, and incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.153

Jar of cylindrical form with broad, round shoulder tapering towards foot and flat base, tall neck with rolled rim. Four loop handles on shoulder. Clay: brown stoneware, smooth. Glaze: none. Decoration: alternating bands of incised wavy lines and combed decoration around the shoulder; two rows of bosses below the loop handles.

S2005.152

Jar with six vertical lugs and applied decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.152

Jar of cylindrical form with broad, round shoulder tapering towards foot and flat base, tall neck with rolled rim. Six grooved loop handles on shoulder. Clay: brown stoneware, smooth. Glaze: none. Decoration: two rows of bosses below the loop handles.

S2005.143

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.143
S2005.139

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.139
S2005.136

Jar with incised decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.136

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.