Vase, tall beaker-shape. Clay: dense, sonorous, grayish. Glaze: cream-white, minutely crackled; inside – red-brown wash. Decoration: in blue, over glaze. Mark: Taizan [Jpn]
Originally this item was a long-necked bottle. The neck was broken off and repaired to serve as an incense burner. Globular shape with silver rim and pierced copper cover. Clay: hard, ringing Glaze: gray-white, closely crackled. Decoration: in gray-blue, under glaze.
Dish with flattened foliate rim, unglazed base and bevelled foot. Clay: porcelain, slightly grayish. Glaze: transparent, tinged with blue, particularly distinct around the rim. Decoration: painted in underglaze blue; blackish spots in places. Design of lotus pond in center, chrysanthemum scroll on cavetto, and classic scroll on rim; on the exterior: lotus panels enclosing leaf …