158 objects
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>
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>
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>
F1986.42a-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>
F1987.8

Dish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1987.8
<p>Large dish, thickly potted, with narrow everted rim, deep cavetto, flat center over flat base, and low rounded foot. Clay: stoneware; dense, smooth, light grayish-buff. Glaze: thin, high-fired, transparent, low luster, over white slip. Thin light-brown translucent glaze brushed unevenly onto foot. Foot rim unglazed. Base wiped counter-clockwise with thin glaze wash marked with striations. &#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>
F1989.19

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>
F1989.28a-b

Round box with design of floral spray

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.28a-b
<p>Round box with domed lid, tapering body, and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, shiny, over white slip on exterior; thin, mottled grayish on inside of body and lid; base unglazed. Debris adhering to base. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Abstract floral spray on top of lid, without enclosing rings. Mark: none.</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>
F1989.42

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.42
<p>Small jar with tall straight neck, spherical body, and small flat base. Clay: coarse, buff with black speckles. Glaze: clear, lustrous, reaching below mid-point of body; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze iron; thick band around neck; two thin lines around shoulder and one thick line around lower body framing panel of four-petal floral &#8230;</p>
F1989.49

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.49
<p>Small conical cup with narrow mouth, plain rim, broad base, and carved foot CLAY: dark reddish-brown; circular black scar on base inside footrim GLAZE: milky, blue-gray where thick; covering outside over foot and bottom of inside; base unglazed DECORATION: in underglaze iron; four lines below rim; vinescrolls enclosing three large full-face flowers with twisting petals; &#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>
F1992.12

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1992.12
<p>Clay: white stoneware. Glaze: colorless glaze on body; iron-oxide wash on base. Decoration: On neck, band of &#8220;treasure&#8221; lattice. On shoulder, three mythical beasts (baize) alternating with four-pronged clouds whose centers resemble the fungus of immortality, the space filled by smaller flame-like clouds and wish-granting jewels, some enclosed by flames and others not. On upper &#8230;</p>
F1992.31

Ewer

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1992.31
<p>Ewer with phoenix-head spout and loop handle, missing lid. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained clay. Base unglazed. Glaze: smooth, translucent, grass-green. Decoration: relief blossom forms applied around the shoulder; incised floral scrolls on the rounded body.</p>
F1994.8

Bowl with design of floral spray

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1994.8
<p>Creamy finely crackled light grey glaze, with underglaze iron black floral spray in interior center (on which are five pontil spur scars) and a narrow band of calligraphic decoration on interior next to rim and a wider band of similar decoration on exterior, both enclosed within pairs of concentric lines, chocolate brown bottom.</p>
F1994.9

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1994.9
<p>Bowl with eveerted rim. Clay: light gray stoneware. Glaze: creamy white glaze. Decoration: painted in two shades of cobalt (or possibly iron and cobalt) pigment under the glaze: floral spray in center (on which are five spur scars), narrow calligraphic band near interior rim, wider band on exterior, both framed by lines. Base shows traces &#8230;</p>