Keywords: tortoise

52 objects
S1995.94

Tortoise

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1995.94
F1993.19.8

Dish, from a set of ten with original box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1993.19.8

The dish was thrown on a potter’s kickwheel and then shaped over a bisque-fired clay mold. The footrim was then trimmed. The molded ten-lobed rim is edged with iron brown and coated with green (celadon) glaze, while the interior is painted in cobalt pigment with a design of iris blooming by a stream, under a …

F1993.19.5

Arita ware dish from a set of ten

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1993.19.5

The dish was thrown on a potter’s kickwheel and then shaped over a bisque-fired clay mold. The footrim was then trimmed. The molded ten-lobed rim is edged with iron brown and coated with green (celadon) glaze, while the interior is painted in cobalt pigment with a design of iris blooming by a stream, under a …

F1911.466

Tortoise

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1911.466
F1985.37a-b

Pillow in the form of a tortoise

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1985.37a-b

Pillow in the form of a tortoise, head turned upward, the feet shown in paddling motion. The carapace hexagonal plates are modelled, the divisions incised. The shell is surmounted by a narrow concave head-rest with lobed ends and a small hole in the center, on a base decorated with a carved scroll. This element, the …