[Geography: ] Vietnam

344 objects
S2005.83

Dish

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.83

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.

S2004.195

Cylindrical jar encrusted with shells

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2004.195

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.

F1986.44

Jar

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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 …

F1986.41a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1986.41a-b

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 …

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 …

S2010.11

Peach-shaped vessel

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2010.11

Miniature peach-shaped vessel

S2010.8

Flat jar

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Flat bottle with three cartouches

S2010.7a-b

Covered box in the form of a bird

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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.

S2010.5

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2010.5

Miniature bowl

S2010.4

Dish with fluted cavetto and scalloped rim

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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.

S2010.3

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2010.3

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.

S2005.405

Pot with overall paddle-impressed texture

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.405

Pot with three different paddle-impressed textures—on the neck, the body, and the base. Clay: orange earthenware. Glaze: none. Decoration: none.

S2005.338

Jar

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2005.338