Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia:
Collections in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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Covered jar or kamcheng

  • Porceialin with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dehua ware
  • 19th-early 20th century, Qing dynasty
  • Origin: Dehua kilns, Fujian province, China
  • Provenance: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Gift of Dorothy M. Slak
  • FSC-P-3689a-b

Description

Covered jar or kamcheng.
Clay: porcelain
Glaze: clear
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Body and lid appear to be from different originals because of differing shades of cobalt.


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