Bowl with flared rim, round wall, short foot. Five spur marks on interior bottom. Clay: ivory white stoneware. Glaze: clear, green where thick, transparent, crazed; base unglazed. Decoration: freely painted with underglaze iron black; a floral spray encircled by a ring on central medallion, bands of calligraphic strokes round the lower edge of interior and …
Collection Area: Southeast Asian Art
Beaker with straight side, carved foot and slightly recessed base. Four spur marks on interior bottom. Two cracks running down from rim. Clay: ivory white stoneware. Glaze: milky, translucent, finely crazed, low gloss. Decoration: painted with iron pigment over white slip, under the glaze, with a band of calligraphic strokes on the exterior upper body.
The degraded condition of the glaze suggests that this piece may have been recovered from a shipwreck. Otherwise it is underfired.
Small globular bottle with elongated neck and everted rim. Wheel-thrown; base shaved. Unglazed.
Small globular bottle with elongated neck and everted, rolled rim. Wheel-thrown; base shaved. Unglazed.
Round, flat mold-formed stand with three feet. Top surface irregularly contoured, with three small circular depressions, roughly corresponding to the location of feet on underside, probably meant to support feet of a tripod-shaped incense burner.
Jar with flat base, rounded shoulder, upright neck, everted rim. Raised ridge at join between neck and shoulder. Traces of two opposed horizontal lugs on shoulder below neck. Wheel thrown, possibly finished with paddle and anvil; vertical curving lines around body. Coated with soot.