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F1897.62

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1897.62
<p>Buff clay. Glaze: Translucent semimatte ash glaze with brown crackle. Foot rim and base unglazed; three spur marks in bottom. Stained around rim inside and out; glaze abraded on rim. Decoration: Faint gray-blue underglaze cobalt painted decoration of four &#8220;Chinese characters&#8221; evenly spaced around outside, one in bottom inside double ring.</p>
F1901.86a-b

Bottle with two vertical ring handles and lid

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1901.86a-b
<p>Clay: light brown stoneware Glaze: uneven glossy brown; most of lower half of body unglazed and darkened with an iron wash</p>
F1902.13

Tea bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1902.13
<p>Tea bowl, on high foot. Repaired with gold lacquer. Clay: cream-white, porcelanous, buff gray surface where exposed apparently is dirt and stain. Glaze: transparent, fine crackle, stained; edge of foot, base and ring inside unglazed; brown wash inside foot and on base is typical &#8220;chocolate base&#8221; of Annamese ware. It is probable that a white &#8230;</p>
F1916.692

Bowl (kiln waster)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.692
<p>Bowl: kiln waster, small ovoidal, flattened in the firing; attachments of kiln slag. Clay: dense, gray. Glaze: brilliant, transparent celadon, crackled; a pool of deep green inside. Decoration: channeled and incised in the paste.</p>
F1929.82

Bowl with molded decoration

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.82
<p>Bowl: spreading ovoidal; thin basal ring; copper rim. Clay: very thin, with translucent areas; grayish-white; sonant. Translucent white porcelain. Glaze: transparent, colorless. Decoration: molded in paste, under glaze. On interior: band of four phoenixes in clouds, six-petalled flowerhead in center bottom.</p>
F1968.59

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1968.59
<p>Bowl with compressed thin slightly flaring rim; flat, slightly concave base, 5 spur marks inside center. Clay: fine grain, buff stoneware. Glaze: thin, yellowish green celadon with crackle. Decoration: none.</p>
F1977.21

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1977.21
<p>Bowl, heavily potted, everted foliate rim, foot beveled inward; slightly recessed unglazed base with ring of black residue from tubular firing support. Defects; two lenticular shaped raised areas in paste, perhaps bubbles; one small gritty inclusion in glaze. Clay: grey porcelanous stoneware with brown speckles (impurities). Glaze: celadon, pale watery transparent pale blue-green, low gloss, &#8230;</p>
F1978.42a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1978.42a-b
<p>Round covered box; center panel of cover slightly recessed, base slightly recessed; one chip inside edge of cover. Clay: pale putty-colored, high-fired, hard, fine texture, resonant, but without transparency. Glaze: thin, clear, covers decoration on white slip on outside, inside of bowl and partial on inside of cover. Some deterioration on cover only, in the &#8230;</p>
F1985.37a-b

Pillow in the form of a tortoise

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1985.37a-b
<p>Pillow in the form of a tortoise, head turned upward, the feet shown in paddling motion. The carapace hexagonal plates are modelled, the divisions incised. The shell is surmounted by a narrow concave head-rest with lobed ends and a small hole in the center, on a base decorated with a carved scroll. This element, the &#8230;</p>
F1986.40a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.40a-b
<p>Covered box with flattened rim and molded foliation. Clay: pale gray stoneware. Glaze: translucent white; foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, somewhat obscured by glaze: on lid, central floral spray enclosed by eight radiating panels filled with alternating blue foliage and geometric designs. Mark: none.</p>
F1986.41a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.41a-b
<p>Covered box with six molded lobes. Clay: pale gray stoneware. Glaze: on outside, translucent whitish glaze appearing yellowish over most of the surface; on inside, clear glaze appearing olive green where pooled. Foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt: in center of lid, eight-petalled flower enclosed by six radiating petal shapes, filled alternately with geometric and &#8230;</p>
F1986.42a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.42a-b
<p>Small covered box. Clay: pale gray stoneware. Glaze: translucent, whitish. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, considerably obscured by glaze: on lid, central motif surrounded by double line and radiating triangular motifs; on base, rising lotus-petal band. Mark: none.</p>
F1986.43

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.43
<p>Small jar with tapering neck and rounded rim, flattened shoulder and globular body. Clay: fine gray stoneware. Glaze: clear, large irregular crackle; slightly bluish where thicker. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt; lotus-petal collar around shoulder, above faint double line; on body, three large four-petal flowers interspersed with sprays of foliage, bounded below by two faint double &#8230;</p>
F1986.44

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.44
<p>Small jar with flattened sides. Clay: light brown stoneware. Glaze: translucent, matt surface, large irregular crackle stained red; glaze worn off rim; foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, with some black spotting: single line around base of neck, with lotus-petal collar; body flattened into four wide and four narrow panels, the wide panels with frames &#8230;</p>
F1986.45a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.45a-b
<p>Covered box with flattened lid and bud-shaped knob. Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks. Glaze: translucent, bluish where thick; spill of extra glaze down one side of body; inside of lid, base and foot unglazed. Decoration: incised concentric grooves around knob and base of body; painted in underglaze iron, radiating pointed forms on lid &#8230;</p>
F1986.46a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.46a-b
<p>Covered box with domed lid and bud-shaped knob. Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks. Glaze: thin, transparent, crackled, somewhat degraded, greenish where thick on interior of body. Inside of lid, base and foot unglazed. Semicircular pontil scar on base. Decoration: painted in underglaze iron: concentric circles surrounding knob; vinescroll with large fanciful leaves, dotted &#8230;</p>
F1986.47a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.47a-b
<p>Covered box with flattened lid and bud-shaped knob. Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks. Glaze: thin, transparent; milky blue where thick on lid; grayish on inside of body Decoration: incised and painted in underglaze iron; nine radiating petals surrounding knob on lid; chevron band at edge of lid; vinescroll in reserve on body. Mark: &#8230;</p>
F1986.48a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.48a-b
<p>Covered box with flattened lid and bud-shaped knob. Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks. Glaze: extremely thin, transparent. Decoration: incised and painted in iron: vinescroll on top of lid; chevrons on shoulder of lid; vinescroll on body. Mark: none.</p>
F1986.49a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.49a-b
<p>Covered box with domed lid, knob in shape of fruit stem and calyx. Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks. Glaze: clear, slightly greenish. Inside of lid and foot unglazed. Decoration: painted in underglaze iron: knob brown; six radiating panels on lid, repeated on body, filled alternately with cross-hatching and foliage Mark: none.</p>
F1986.50a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.50a-b
<p>Low covered box with bud-shaped knob. Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks. Glaze: transparent and crackled; filmy blue where thick on outside; strong green where thick on inside of body. Decoration: carved, incised, and painted in underglaze iron. Radiating leaves painted around knob; carved ridges on edges of lid repeated on body, framing painted &#8230;</p>