45 objects
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>
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>
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>
F1989.10a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.10a-b
<p>Small round box with flat lid, tapering body, and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: translucent white, matte on outside; thin, shiny glaze on interior of body and lid; base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. On lid, double ring defining flattened top, on which is a large single flower with leaves. On the edge &#8230;</p>
F1989.14

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.14
<p>Minature jar with short neck and flat base. Clay: light gray, fine-grained. Glaze: translucent glaze, milky, abraded on surface; tinted dark, grayish blue by cobalt painted over the body beneath the glaze, except for two white semicircular shapes on opposing sides at the base. Interior and base unglazed. Decoration: none. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.17a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.17a-b
<p>Round box with rounded lid indented in center, tapering body, and carved indented foot. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: blue glaze on outside, possibly a cobalt wash covered by clear glaze, ending above foot on body, abraded on surface, some patches of white granularity on body; clear glaze on inside of lid and body, base &#8230;</p>
F1989.18

Water dropper in the form of a peach

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.18
<p>Small pot molded in the shape of a peach with a small round mouth, stem in relief and concave base. Clay: pale grey. Glaze: whitish, opaque, coarsely crackled, abraded to even matteness on surface except where protected near raised stem and pointed end of peach form; thin clear glaze on interior; base unglazed. Decoration: in &#8230;</p>
F1989.19

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.19
<p>Cup with inverted plain rim, tapering body, and carved inset base. Clay: chalky white, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, slightly yellowish tone, matte surface; glaze on interior coarsely crackled. Trimmed off at edge of base before firing. Iron wash on base (&#8220;chocolate base&#8221;). Decoration: in blue-gray underglaze, blackish where thick. Pair of double lines below rim, framing &#8230;</p>
F1989.22

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.22
<p>Small jar with low straight neck repaired with metal band and carved inset base. Clay: buff, fine-grained. Glaze: thin, shiny, translucent; clear, grayish glaze on interior; base unglazed. Decoration: in dark blue cobalt under the glaze. Body surface divided by thick lines framed by two thin lines into pentagonal compartments; the upper register of six &#8230;</p>
F1989.23

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.23
<p>Jar with low neck, high shoulders, tapering body, and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, translucent, matte, finely abraded over entire surface, ending irregularly above base; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Single line around neck; around base of neck, collar of round forms with pointed projections; double line around shoulder; &#8230;</p>
F1989.26a-b

Covered box with design of pavilion in garden

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.26a-b
<p>Round box with flattened lid, tapering body, and trimmed inset foot. Clay: pale gray, fine grained. Glaze: white, milky opacity, lustrous; thin, greenish, crackled glaze on interior of body and lid. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Triple line defining shoulder of lid and enclosing landscape scene with garden, pavillion, and wooded hills. Mark: none.</p>
F1989.29

Water dropper in the form of a blowfish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.29
<p>Small molded vessel in shape of blowfish, with rimless mouth and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: opaque, ivory-toned, finely abraded over surface except where protected by angles of the molded tail. Base and interior unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze blue; details of fish features, including stippling over blue wash on back. Mark: none. Condition: &#8230;</p>
F1989.30

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.30
<p>Low bowl with inverted plain rim, rounded sides, and flat base. Clay: light gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, lustrous, over white slip inside and out; slip and glaze pared away above base; base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt in graded shades, pale to dark. Outside, double lines, very faint, below rim and above base enclosing vinescrolls &#8230;</p>
F1991.55

Dish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1991.55
<p>Large dish with everted rim, upright glazed lip, deep cavetto, wide flat bottom slightly domed in the center, on low, beveled, unglazed footrim. Clay: greyish-brown stoneware; long firing crack running from rim to center; another short firing crack on rim, two on footrim. Glaze: transparent ivory-grey tone; possibly a coating of white slip under the &#8230;</p>
S2004.108

Lime-paste container with bail handle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.108
<p>Small vessel with bail handle and appliqued forms and small opening in top. Hand-formed. Hardened lime in interior.</p>
S2004.109

Lime-paste container with bail handle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.109
<p>Small vessel with bail handle and appliqued forms and small opening in top. Hand-formed. Hardened lime in interior.</p>