Covered box

  • Stoneware with cobalt pigment and white slip under clear glaze Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze (2/14/07)
  • 7.5 x 8.5 cm
  • 15th-16th century, Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.95a-b

Description

Covered box of flattened globular form with short foot and a lotus bud knob at the centre of the lid.
Clay: light grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear, glossy, crazed; base and flange unglazed.
Decoration: painted in underglaze cobalt blue with six petals radiating from the knob of the lid, a central band of floral scroll on body, overlapping petals above foot. Knob painted with iron pigment.


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