Keywords: iron pigment

109 objects


Storage jar


Dish with rounded sides, everted rim and carved footring; five spur marks from other kiln stacking disc on interior bottom; a black circular scar from kiln tubular support on base. Clay: medium grey stoneware with white impurities, coarse and grainy. Glaze: clear, low gloss, transparent; foot and base unglazed. Decoration: painted in underglaze iron pigment …


Covered box

Box of globular form with carved footring and a lid with a lotus bud handle. A loss on the rim of the box. A black circular scar from tubular kiln support on the base. Clay: light grey stoneware with black specks. An orange flush on the base where exposed during the firing process. Glaze: transparent …



Shallow bowl with upright rim, carved footring. Five spur marks on interior bottom. Clay: buff grey stoneware. Glaze: clear, transparent, finely crazed. Decoration: painted with underglaze iron floral design enclosed by a circle on central medallion, three concentric circles below rim.



Small jar with tall straight neck, globular body, and flat base. Clay: buff with brown and black speckles. Glaze: milky, thin, ending unevenly below shoulder; interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze iron; two lines below rim; two lines on shoulder and two lines below shoulder, framing panel of circles and undulating line. Mark: none. …