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

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Covered box

  • Porcelain with enamel glazes over biscuit
  • 4.4 x 4.4 cm
  • Zhangzhou ware
  • late 16th century, Ming dynasty
  • Origin: possibly Tiankeng kiln group, Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China
  • Provenance: Probably Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
  • S2010.2a-b


Covered box. Mold-formed.
Clay: coarse porcelain.
Glaze: lead-silcate glaze, tinted green with copper, applied on the biscuit. Knob unglazed.
Decoration: mold-formed.
Mark: none.

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