Keywords: iron pigment

109 objects
F1899.58

Square ember pot in Oribe style

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Sandy, medium brown clay. Underglaze painted decoration in iron pigment and white slip, of primulas and birds. Translucent glaze, bluish where thick, with irregular coarse crackle; triangle of copper-tinted ash glaze, reduced to red, on one corner, volatilizing to adjacent side. Base unglazed.

F1899.15

Tea bowl in Oribe style

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Buff clay, stained beneath glaze. On outside, underglaze iron painted decoration (which appears gray) of plovers in a “fishnet” lattice. Clear glaze, slightly underfired, crackled, partially wiped off base; narrow panel of copper-green ash glaze on outside, overlapping rim.

F1898.480

Water jar with design of reeds and water

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Buff clay. Iron-bearing slip coating upper surface of rim and used to paint three sprays of bamboo on body under glaze. Cream-colored feldspathic glaze, coarsely crackled, finger wiped and brushed decoratively. Foot rim and base unglazed. Seven spur marks (from clay wads) in bottom; six spur marks on base inside foot rim. Inscription, “uebito” (courtier) …

F1898.79

Tea bowl in Oribe style

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1898.79

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.