Keywords: Vietnam

344 objects
F1989.15

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.15

Jar with short neck and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: milky, lustrous translucent glaze, underfired. Interior and base unglazed. Scar on one side of body. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Single ring at base of neck with twelve points projecting onto shoulder. Double line around shoulder, from which are suspended four cloud-collar shapes and …

F1989.14

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.14

Minature jar with short neck and flat base. Clay: light gray, fine-grained. Glaze: translucent glaze, milky, abraded on surface; tinted dark, grayish blue by cobalt painted over the body beneath the glaze, except for two white semicircular shapes on opposing sides at the base. Interior and base unglazed. Decoration: none. Mark: none.

F1989.13

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.13

Jar of flattened shape with short, inverted neck and carved foot. Clay: light gray, fine-grained. Glaze: translucent, grayish-white glaze, matte texture. Interior and base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Single line at base of neck. Double line at shoulder, from which hang eight trefoil designs, four larger and four smaller in alternation. Mark: none.

F1989.11

Lobed bottle in the form of a pear

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1989.11

Small pear-shaped eight-lobed bottle with flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: thin translucent glaze with blue-gray tinge, surface densely covered by fine abrasions; base unglazed. Decoration: in bright to dark blue underglaze cobalt. Below present rim, two sets of double lines framing band of geometrical patterns. Vertical lines drawn approximately over eight gentle indentations …

F1989.10a-b

Covered box

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Small round box with flat lid, tapering body, and flat base. Clay: pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: translucent white, matte on outside; thin, shiny glaze on interior of body and lid; base unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. On lid, double ring defining flattened top, on which is a large single flower with leaves. On the edge …

F1987.8

Dish

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Large dish, thickly potted, with narrow everted rim, deep cavetto, flat center over flat base, and low rounded foot. Clay: stoneware; dense, smooth, light grayish-buff. Glaze: thin, high-fired, transparent, low luster, over white slip. Thin light-brown translucent glaze brushed unevenly onto foot. Foot rim unglazed. Base wiped counter-clockwise with thin glaze wash marked with striations. …

F1986.40a-b

Covered box

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Covered box with flattened rim and molded foliation. Clay: pale gray stoneware. Glaze: translucent white; foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, somewhat obscured by glaze: on lid, central floral spray enclosed by eight radiating panels filled with alternating blue foliage and geometric designs. Mark: none.

F1986.43

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.43

Small jar with tapering neck and rounded rim, flattened shoulder and globular body. Clay: fine gray stoneware. Glaze: clear, large irregular crackle; slightly bluish where thicker. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt; lotus-petal collar around shoulder, above faint double line; on body, three large four-petal flowers interspersed with sprays of foliage, bounded below by two faint double …

F1986.42a-b

Covered box

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Small covered box. Clay: pale gray stoneware. Glaze: translucent, whitish. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, considerably obscured by glaze: on lid, central motif surrounded by double line and radiating triangular motifs; on base, rising lotus-petal band. Mark: none.

F1978.42a-b

Covered box

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Round covered box; center panel of cover slightly recessed, base slightly recessed; one chip inside edge of cover. Clay: pale putty-colored, high-fired, hard, fine texture, resonant, but without transparency. Glaze: thin, clear, covers decoration on white slip on outside, inside of bowl and partial on inside of cover. Some deterioration on cover only, in the …