Covered box with design of pavilion in garden

  • Stoneware with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze
  • 4.7 x 6.3 x 6.3 cm
  • late 15th-early 16th century, Later Le dynasty
  • Gift of Dean Frasché
  • F1989.26a-b


Round box with flattened lid, tapering body, and trimmed inset foot.
Clay: pale gray, fine grained.
Glaze: white, milky opacity, lustrous; thin, greenish, crackled glaze on interior of body and lid.
Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Triple line defining shoulder of lid and enclosing landscape scene with garden, pavillion, and wooded hills.
Mark: none.

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