Keywords: Vietnam

344 objects
F1994.7

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1994.7

Grey-green glaze merging with narrow ring of brown glaze just above foot, base colored chocolate brown, undecorated interior, exterior decorated with multiple vertical lines between concentric circles.

F1994.6

Bowl

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Monochromatic thin finely crackled grey-green glaze, falling to unglazed foot and base, stacking ring in interior, uneven rim cut with alternating single then double shallow curved indentations.

F1995.14

Dish

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Medium-sized dish with decoration incised through the glaze. Clay: ivory stoneware body. Glaze: clear glaze; iron wash “chocolate” base. Decoration: A single large floral (probably lotus) spray fills the center, while the well is filled by a floral scroll.

F1992.31

Ewer

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Ewer with phoenix-head spout and loop handle, missing lid. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained clay. Base unglazed. Glaze: smooth, translucent, grass-green. Decoration: relief blossom forms applied around the shoulder; incised floral scrolls on the rounded body.

F1992.12

Jar

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Clay: white stoneware. Glaze: colorless glaze on body; iron-oxide wash on base. Decoration: On neck, band of “treasure” lattice. On shoulder, three mythical beasts (baize) alternating with four-pronged clouds whose centers resemble the fungus of immortality, the space filled by smaller flame-like clouds and wish-granting jewels, some enclosed by flames and others not. On upper …

F1991.55

Dish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1991.55

Large dish with everted rim, upright glazed lip, deep cavetto, wide flat bottom slightly domed in the center, on low, beveled, unglazed footrim. Clay: greyish-brown stoneware; long firing crack running from rim to center; another short firing crack on rim, two on footrim. Glaze: transparent ivory-grey tone; possibly a coating of white slip under the …

F1989.31

Cup

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Small bowl with everted rim on raised everted foot. Clay: light grey, gritty. Glaze: clear glaze on interior, over white slip; rim unglazed; mottled copper-green glaze on exterior, pooling around foot; visible edge of foot has brownish sheen; base unglazed. Decoration: incised under glaze on outside, three sets of multiple lines evenly spaced on body. …

F1989.30

Bowl

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Low bowl with inverted plain rim, rounded sides, and flat base. Clay: light gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, lustrous, over white slip inside and out; slip and glaze pared away above base; base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt in graded shades, pale to dark. Outside, double lines, very faint, below rim and above base enclosing vinescrolls …

F1989.29

Water dropper in the form of a blowfish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.29

Small molded vessel in shape of blowfish, with rimless mouth and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: opaque, ivory-toned, finely abraded over surface except where protected by angles of the molded tail. Base and interior unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze blue; details of fish features, including stippling over blue wash on back. Mark: none. Condition: …

F1989.28a-b

Round box with design of floral spray

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.28a-b

Round box with domed lid, tapering body, and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, shiny, over white slip on exterior; thin, mottled grayish on inside of body and lid; base unglazed. Debris adhering to base. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Abstract floral spray on top of lid, without enclosing rings. Mark: none.