Shallow bowl with upright rim, carved footring. Five spur marks on interior bottom. Clay: buff grey stoneware. Glaze: clear, transparent, finely crazed. Decoration: painted with underglaze iron floral design enclosed by a circle on central medallion, three concentric circles below rim.
[Geography: ] Vietnam
Cylindrical jar with three lugs applied over band of horizontal incised lines on shoulder. Wheel thrown. Unglazed, with incrustation of unmelted wood ash.
Small cylindrical vessel with incised horizontal lines near rim; rough, unglazed surface. One small vertical lug visible; others possibly covered by shell incrustation. Wheel thrown.
Wide-mouthed jar, unadorned. Wheel thrown with very thick walls. Incrustation of hardened lime.
Small jar with flattened sides. Clay: light brown stoneware. Glaze: translucent, matt surface, large irregular crackle stained red; glaze worn off rim; foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, with some black spotting: single line around base of neck, with lotus-petal collar; body flattened into four wide and four narrow panels, the wide panels with frames …
Covered box with six molded lobes. Clay: pale gray stoneware. Glaze: on outside, translucent whitish glaze appearing yellowish over most of the surface; on inside, clear glaze appearing olive green where pooled. Foot unglazed. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt: in center of lid, eight-petalled flower enclosed by six radiating petal shapes, filled alternately with geometric and …
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 …
Covered box in the form of a bird, with modeling on the lid and added head. Clay: stoneware, pale gray, fine-grained. Glaze: clear, colorless. Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze, detailing the head, back, and wings of the bird and adding breast feathers and legs. Mark: none.
Dish with hand-cut fluted cavetto and scalloped rim. Low foot, base unglazed. Clay: stoneware, light gray, fine grained. Glaze: “apple-green” high-temperature copper-tinted glaze. Glaze stops above lower edge of foot. Wide ring cut out of glaze in bottom, leaving circle of glaze in center. Mark: none.
Beaker-shaped cup, slightly contracted at mid-body, wheel-thrown on wheel revolving clockwise; foot trimmed up to hip, inside of footrim roughly carved. Clay: stoneware, gray, fine-grained; orange flush on one side (hot side?) near lower edge of glaze. Glaze: thin caramel-brown iron-based glaze, applied by dipping, stopping above hip. Mark: none.
Pot with three different paddle-impressed textures—on the neck, the body, and the base. Clay: orange earthenware. Glaze: none. Decoration: none.