Keywords: Banko ware

9 objects

Tea bowl in Oribe style

Buff clay. Underglaze iron painted decoration of “flaming jewels” and bundle of straw; touches of iron around rim. Kiln mark impressed on base inside foot rim. Ash glaze, ending irregularly above unglazed base, partially covered with glassy white feldspathic glaze; large patch of copper-tinted green ash glaze.



Vase in style of Oribe ware

Dense, pale gray clay. Oval seal, “Banko,” impressed in center of base. Thin and thick vertical stripes painted in iron pigment and white slip, on two opposing walls. Clear glaze; splashes of copper-green on neck, shoulder, and walls. Base unglazed.