Ceramics

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Title

Ceramics

Subject

Pottery collection: subject.

Description

Pottery collection: description.

Collection Items

Stone: toys
Two childrens toys, painted soapstone, both painted in red, black and white. A: Seated monkey with clasped hands. B: Squatting monkey, with hands to mouth.

Ceramic: hill jar
One green glazed hill jar.

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed brown ceramic hu vessel. Globular body tapers towards a flat base and extends into a long neck flaring slightly at the top. Two animal heads moulded in shallow relief on opposing sides of vessel. Animal heads feature prominent nose…

Ceramic: group
Pottery group in three sections representing camel train on silk road.

Ceramic: figure
Standing figure of Xi’er in blanc de chine porcelain. Xi'er is the heroine of the Revolutionary ballet 'The White-Haired Girl' (Bai mao nu)

Ceramic: bowl
One dark grey Japanese bowl. Mark on bottom: 備前 (Bizen [yaki]) and 陶仙 ([Matsui] Tosen).

Cloisonne: vases
Two cloisonne vases.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed Fujian blanc de chine figure of a boy.

Ceramic: vessel
One white glazed earthenware vessel, with pinkish hue at base, floral decoration on underglaze blue. Yi, Korean.

Ceramic: vessel
One circular glazed pale green ceramic vessel. Bowl exhibits a wide mouth and out-turned lip and rests on three short equidistantly-spaced feet. Rim of bowl is glazed plain white.

Ceramic: figure
One ceramic head of an animal. The head of the figure is glazed black and its neck grey-brown. A small hole embellishes the figure's jaws.

Ceramic: vessel
One globular glazed sancai ware vase surmounted by a shallow neck over broad shoulders and tapering to a shallow narrow base. Vase presents loosely applied geometric pattern in yellow and green glaze over a glazed white ground.

Ceramic: oil lamp
One glazed green ceramic oil lamp in the form of an elongated cylinder. Upper third of body tapers above a horizontal ridge before abruptly opening out into a shallow circular dish. Lower body is attached to a broad circular dish-shaped base with a…

Ceramic: vessel
One Yixing yellow-brown ceramic vessel with a short narrow neck sumounting wide shoulders themselves disposed over a three-lobed globular body. Each lobe exhibits a moulded animal head attached to its upper shoulder and tapers to a short stubby foot…

Ceramic: tile
One glazed earthenware ridge tile moulded in the form of a caped and pantalooned figure standing legs astride in a defiant posture. Ridge tile presents semi-circular cross-section. Figure's clothing is glazed green whilst face and body are glazed in…

Ceramic: figure
One unglazed grey and ochre earthenware figure of a horse and rider mounted on a rectangular base. Traces of red pigment visible on rider's hood and saddle. Rider's arms are raised as if to grasp a bridle that is now missing. Horse's tail is broken…

Ceramic: mask
One glazed white tan and yellow earthenware mask with moulded and incised details. Facial features are exaggerated. Two circular holes define the pupils of the eyes. The eyebrows spiral out in wide fans embellished with linear incisions. The nose is…

Ceramic: figure
One unglazed slate-grey and ochre earthenware figure in the form of a robed kneeling man.

Ceramic: figure
One unglazed slate-grey earthenware figure in the form of a camel. Figure is hollow-bodied and exhibits traces of red and ochre pigment. Both front legs have been broken off and reattached.

Ceramic: vessel
One circular glazed Romanian ceramic ewer with a globular body tapering to a shallow narrow base and surmounted by a tall neck flaring outwards to a wide mouth. Vessel presents a large handle curving from the mid-neck to the mid-body. Ewer presents…

Stone: model pedestal
One cream and light tan carved model stone pedestal in the form of a drum. Squat cylinder bulging at the waist. Upper and lower rims ringed with a beaded pattern; mid-section presents a botanical design in low relief. A metal pipe is inserted into a…

Ceramic: cup
One Yixing ceramic cup with a large ring-shaped handle and a wide fluted rim tapering gradually to a narrower base. Cup exterior is chocolate brown and presents incised inscription: 玉川吟興 陽羨德x主人付刻. Cup interior is glazed blue-white with a prominent…

Ceramic: dish
One glazed blue and white ceramic dish in the shape of an ancient Chinese yuanbao or shoe-shaped gold/silver ingot. Dish exterior presents botanical designs; dish interior presents a zig-zag pattern near the rim and a rectangular-bordered design in…

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and white ceramic bowl with a shallow base. Bowl exterior presents repeating pattern of serpentine and geometric designs. Bowl interior presents simple motif in the centre of the base. Underside of bowl presents an…

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and white ceramic bowl with a shallow base. Bowl exterior presents hexagonal pattern just under the rim and botanical designs at the base. Bowl interior exhibits botanical pattern just under the rim and a dragon design in the…

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and ceramic bowl with a shallow base. Bowl exterior presents serpentine botanical design. Bowl interior presents eight serpentine motifs bordering similarly curvilinear botanical pattern on the base. Underside of base of bowl…

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed blue and white ceramic vase with a globular body surmounted by a long neck and flaring lip and a shallow slightly out-turned base. Extending halfway around exterior of vase is a design that shows two figures by water. The other side of the…

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed blue and white ceramic vase with a globular body thin neck and shallow base. Extending halfway around exterior of vase is a landscape design of rocks and trees with a seated fisherman to the left.

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed sancai ware ewer with an elongated globular body surmounted by long narrow neck and resting on a flared base. The shoulder of the ewer is joined to its neck by a semi-circular moulded handle arcing through the neck to terminate in the form…

Ceramic: Dish
One round shaped, white and blue ceramic dish. Shallow dish with a shallow base. A light blue underglaze with darker blue painted details. On the outside of the dish is a series of eight designs bordered by two thin lines under the rim of the dish…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head and upper body of a figurine. Facial features detailed in black with lips in red. Hat and robes coloured black orange yellow and green.

Ceramic: vessel
One circular glazed ceramic vase with a short narrow neck over broad shoulders and a long body tapering slightly towards the base. Vase exterior circumference presents design of fish and coral in blue and black glaze on a white-glazed ground.…

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed white ceramic bowl with a slightly flaring lip and a shallow narrow base. Bowl exterior is decorated with five horses detailed in black and red-brown. Underside of base of bowl exhibits mark of Daoguang Emperor (1820-1850).

Ceramic: figure
One ceramic figurine of a seated man grasping a ring in his left hand and a balancing a sword on its pommel in his right hand. Figure is dressed in an elaborate headdress and robes and sports a long flowing beard. Figurine obverse is glazed…

Ceramic: jar
One irregularly shaped, brown iron glazed jar, from the Song Dynasty (960-1279). Two small handles with ridges attached to either side of the jar just under rim. Glaze covers three quarters of the object from the top, leaving the bottom quarter…

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed red-brown earthenware vessel. Globular shape with curved handle connecting waist and neck. Spout missing.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a relief figurine. Convex obverse details hair and facial features in green orange and black. Flat reverse is unglazed.

Ceramic: tablet
One unglazed arch-shaped light tan earthenware votive tablet. Obverse presents elongated stylised buddha figure moulded in relief. Reverse presents incised inscription in Chinese characters that reads: 印度佛像大唐/蘇常侍等共作 or 'Indian Buddhist Image, the…

Ceramic: implement
One unglazed tan earthenware dipper. Remnants of yellow-green colouring.

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed blue-grey earthenware vessel. Square base rises into an approximately cylindrical body surmounted by a globular head. Vessel divided vertically by narrow raised ridge. One side of the head presents a large hole. Vessel exhibits traces…

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed blue-grey earthenware vessel. Raised lip at top and impressed Chinese characters on upper half of body. Transverse ridge around upper middle.

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed brown-beige earthenware vessel. Raised upper lip with v-shaped chip on one side. Upper half of body exhibits linear geometric pattern of zig-zags and diamonds. Small circular hole on one side near base.

Ceramic: tile
One glazed earthenware ridge tile moulded in the form of a fish with an upraised body and tail. Ridge tile presents semi-circular cross-section. Body of fish is glazed purple-blue with tail and fins glazed in turquoise and yellow.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One unglazed red-brown ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One beige ceramic shard. Obverse and reverse exhibit remains of transparent glaze.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One brown unglazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One brown unglazed ceramic shard. Obverse presents pattern of dashes.

Ceramic: shard
One grey-brown unglazed ceramic shard. Obverse presents wave pattern.

Ceramic: shard
One blue-white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One multi-coloured glazed ceramic shard. Obverse presents a botanical pattern.

Ceramic: shard
One blue and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One dark blue and white glazed ceramic shard. Obverse presents design of tree and castle.

Ceramic: teapot
One globular chocolate brown yixing ceramic teapot with a large ring-shaped handle decorated with an incised scale pattern. Teapot surmounted by a lid with a removable dragon's head held in place by twine and a bilaterally symmetric knob in the form…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed blue-white Fujian blanc de Chine male supplicant figure. Figure is depicted standing in a slightly bowed position on a cuboid pedestal with hands folded in prayer at chest height.

Ceramic: cup
One glazed white Fujian blanc de Chine cup in the form of rhinoceros horn. Cup exterior presents moulded relief ornamentation in the form of folds falling from the rim and floral patterns on its lower two thirds.

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and purple Jun ware bowl with a narrow shallow base. Exterior and interior exhibit crazing. Lower part of bowl exterior is unglazed.

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and purple Jun ware bowl with a narrow shallow base. Lower part of bowl exterior is unglazed.

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and purple Jun ware bowl with a narrow shallow base. Exterior and interior exhibit crazing. Lower part of bowl exterior is unglazed.

Ceramic: figure
One ceramic figurine depicting smiling broadly and seated on its posterior whilst grasping an object in its right hand. Figure is glazed white except for a band of dark blue around its waist.

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and white ceramic bowl with a shallow base. Bowl exterior exhibits serpentine pattern of robed figures and clouds. Base of bowl interior presents circular design of three robed figures in a landscape. Underside of base of…

Ceramic: bowls
Two circular glazed white ceramic rice bowls each tapering to a shallow narrow base. Interior and exterior of bowls present bands of geometric and serpentine botanical patterns in blue orange-red pale green and yellow. On the interior and exterior…

Ceramic: bowl
One unglazed red-brown ceramic bowl. Exhibits rough surface texture.

Ceramic: figure
One unglazed grey-tan earthenware figure. Figure is moulded in the form of a hollow cylinder truncated at the hip. The arms are raised with the hands pressed to the cheeks and the tongue protruding. Traces of red and brown pigment on eyes nose and…

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed brown earthenware vessel. Upper two thirds of vessel present loosely painted geometric patterns in dark brown pigment. Two small curved handles extend from lip to shoulder on opposing sides.

Ceramic: tile
One unglazed light tan earthenware roof ridge tile surmounted by a stylised horse with an over-sized head. Incised details of horse's mane and saddle and incised wave patterns where horse's legs join base of tile.

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed dark brown earthenware vessel. Globular body surmounted by a narrow cylindrical neck and out-turned rim and lips. Central part of body exhibits broad band of densely impressed vertical dotted lines contained within transverse linear…

Ceramic: bowl
One shallow circular glazed cream white ceramic bowl with a slightly flaring rim. Base of bowl rests on three short equidistantly-spaced legs. Immediately above one of the legs is a short handle curving down.

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed cream and brown Cizhou ware bowl with a slightly out-turned lip and a shallow narrow base. Bowl interior and exterior exhibit abstract serpentine patterns. Lower part of bowl exterior is unglazed.

Ceramic: plate
One circular glazed white ceramic plate. Obverse presents a dense multicoloured botanical pattern. Reverse presents three serpentine botanical motifs in blue equidistantly-spaced around the base. Underside of base exhibits mark of Qianlong…

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and white ceramic bowl with a fluted rim and a broad shallow base. Bowl interior presents stylised 'clouds and thunder' pattern of juxtaposed squared-off spirals. Bowl exterior exhibits same pattern in a band encircling the…

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed blue and white ceramic vase with a short narrow neck surmounting a globular upper body and a cylindrical lower body flaring outwards slightly towards the base. Glaze exhibits dark blue crackle.

Ceramic: plate
One approximately circular shallow glazed green celadon plate. Plate interior presents moulded serpentine botanical design.

Ceramic: vessel
One cylindrical glazed green celadon jar resting on three equidistantly-spaced short feet. Jar exterior presents broad band of decoration in the form of a moulded serpentine botanical pattern.

Ceramic: bowl
One plain circular glazed blue-white qingbai ware bowl. Flattened globular shape with a short neck and wide opening at the top tapering to a narrow base.

Ceramic: vessel
One globular ribbed ceramic vase with a short narrow neck surmounting broad high shoulders that taper gradually to a narrow base. Upper three quarters of vase is glazed olive green and the remainder red-brown. Underside of base is unglazed.

Ceramic: cup
One glazed cream-white Fujian blanc de Chine in the form of a rhinoceros horn. Exterior presents moulded relief patterns and glaze crazing.

Ceramic: cup
One deep circular glazed pale-green-white ceramic cup with a slightly out-turned lip and a shallow narrow base. Exterior of cup exhibits an incised freize of horses in a variety of poses.

Ceramic: vessel
One ceramic ink-paste container in the form of an oblate spheroid that opens into two halves. Lid and base interiors are glazed pale-green-white and their exteriors olive green with a speckled pink colouration. The base of the container is slightly…

Ceramic: bowl
One shallow circular glazed blue and white ceramic bowl with a broad shallow base. Bowl exterior presents serpentine botanical pattern. Similar patterning present on the interior base of the bowl and in a narrow band just beneath interior rim.…

Ceramic: vessel
One globular glazed red sang de boeuf vase with a long thin neck and narrow mouth. Glaze exhibits purple streaks particularly evident at the top of the neck.

Ceramic: vessel
One lavender glazed chicken coop water pot. Exhibits a short narrow neck and a slightly flaring glazed white lip and a broad flat base. Underside of base of vessel is glazed white and exhibits mark of Kangxi Emperor (1662-1722).

Ceramic: vessel
One small glazed green glazed ceramic vessel in the form of a flattened globe. Vessel is surmounted by a short neck and a wide-lipped mouth and rests on three short equidistantly-spaced feet.

Ceramic: figure
One ceramic figurine of the bodhisattva Weituo depicted seated with his right hand resting on his upraised right leg. Figure's right hand is moulded into a fist curling around a small hole. Body and base of figure are coated in a pale green celadon…

Ceramic: cup
One circular glazed blue and white ceramic stem cup with a slightly flaring upper lip and a deep hollow conoidal base. Upper circumference of goblet presents design of figures and landscape. Base of goblet encircled by botanical pattern.

Ceramic: vessel
One small circular glazed ceramic vase with high shoulders surmounted by a short neck and narrow opening. Beneath the shoulders the body of the vessel gradually tapers to a relatively broad base. On a plain white glazed ground vase exterior presents…

Ceramic: bowl
One plain circular qingbai ware bowl in the form of an inverted cone truncated to provide a narrow shallow base. Glazed blue-white. Bowl interior presents moulded serpentine botanical pattern. Underside of base of bowl exhibits mark of Huizong…

Ceramic: vessel
One globular glazed olive green ceramic water dropper surmounted at the top by a short narrow fluted opening and tapering to a wide shallow unglazed base. A small moulded lug with an opening at the top is attached to one side of the vessel's upper…

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed green and brown earthenware vessel. Exhibits wide opening at top with out-turned rim. Body narrows under rim and widens again toward base. Green glaze covers majority of object with brown glaze defining narrow band on rim and broader…

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed green-brown earthenware vessel. Vessel presents a globular fluted body surmounted by a short neck and narrow opening flaring into a broad fluted rim. Vessel rests on a short out-turned pedestal base.

Ceramic: cup
One glazed brown earthenware ear-cup. Elliptical shape with two flange handles on opposing sides of the major axis.

Ceramic: bowl
One shallow circular glazed light tan Yue ware bowl with a shallow narrow base. Bowl interior presents free-form pattern of combed striations.

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed blue-white qingbai ware vase with a short narrow neck over broad shoulders and a globular body tapering towards a flat narrow base.

Ceramic: bowl
One shallow circular glazed white Ding ware bowl with a narrow shallow base. Bowl interior presents moulded relief patterns comprising paired fish on the base surrounded by concentric bands of serpentine botanical and geometric patterns. Innermost…

Ceramic: dish
One small cuboid glazed grey-brown Ge ware dish resting on four stubby feet. Exterior and interior exhibit crackle glaze pattern. Patches of vermillion visible on the interior surface.

Ceramic: figure
One unglazed yellow-brown earthenware figure of a woman playing a lute. Figure is presented standing erect with lower limbs hidden beneath a long flowing robe. Figure exhibits traces of red orange and ochre pigment.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic figure of a saddled and bridled horse.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed ceramic figurine of a man standing on the head and body of a fish in water. Man wears an elaborate headdress and robes and sports a prominent moustache and beard. Figurine obverse glazed cream-white blue green and yellow. Reverse is…

Ceramic: vessel
One wheel-shaped glazed white earthenware bottle with a slender cylindrical neck and a shallow oval base. Each side of the bottle presents a moulded Yin-Yang symbol encircled by three ranks of moulded concentric arcs.

Ceramic: bowl
One shallow circular glazed white and brown Cizhou ware bowl with a shallow narrow base. Bowl interior presents serpentine motifs surrounding character 衣 yi (‘clothes’).

Ceramic: lamp
One glazed black and tan ceramic oil lamp in the form of a flattened bowl with a broad rim and a shallow narrow base. Lamp inner surface glazed black. Lamp rim contains a channel cut-out at one end and an elongated flange-shaped handle at the other.…

Ceramic: vessel
One small globular ceramic vessel with a short neck and wide mouth tapering to a shallow narrow base. Two small handles on opposing sides of the vessel join its shoulders and neck. Upper two thirds of vessel exterior glazed dark brown in style of…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed cream and brown earthenware miniature in the form of a hooded ox cart with ox and driver. Object is mounted on a shallow base. Cream glaze throughout except for the hood of the cart which is glazed brown.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed yellow-brown ceramic figure depicted standing with hands clasped at chest height. Figure wears long flowing robes and a headdress that falls on either side of its face. Glazed exhibits crazing.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed light tan ceramic figure depicted standing on a narrow circular base with its left arm bent upwards at the elbow and its left hand curled into a fist. Figure exhibits traces of yellow-green colouration.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed yellow-green ceramic figure depicted standing leaning slightly forwards on a narrow rectangular base. Figure wears a pointed headdress that falls to its shoulders and a high-collared tunic embellished at the neck with the head of an animal…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed yellow-brown ceramic head of a figure depicted with elaborately styled hair.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed red-brown ceramic head of a figure depicted wearing a headress falling to its shoulders.

Ceramic: vessel
One globular glazed creamy white earthenware cup. Cup exhibits broad rim with out-turned lip and a ring handle on one side. Visible cracks suggest object has been shattered and pieced back together.

Ceramic: vessel
One glazed yellow-ochre earthenware bianhu flask in the form of a flattened globe or canteen with a short neck surmounted by a ring-shaped lip and a flaring pedestal base. Vessel presents two circular faces divided by a ridge running around its…

Ceramic: figure
One sancai ware figure depicted standing erect and dressed in flowing robes. Figure's robed body is glazed green and brown and surmounted by the unglazed head of an animal. Figure's head and upper back have been broken off and reattached.

Ceramic: figure
One approximately ovoid unglazed painted earthenware head of a male figure wearing a red hat with ear flaps. Figure exhibits hair and facial features detailed in brown-black pigment. Lips detailed in red pigment.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed yellow-brown ceramic figure depicted standing on a narrow rectangular base with its right arm bent across its chest and both hands curled into fists. Figure exhibits a band of black colouration around its waist and traces of yellow green…

Ceramic figure
One unglazed painted earthenware head of a female figure. Figure exhibits elaborate hairstyle with remants of linear detailing in ochre pigment. Eyes and eyebrows are painted in black pigment and lips in red pigment.

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed black Tianmu ware bowl in the form of an inverted conoid tapering sharply from a wide rim to a shallow narrow base. Line of red glaze around rim.

Ceramic: model
One light tan earthenware model of a granary. Presents unglazed cylindrical body flaring outwards slightly towards the base with a vertical slot in one side. Model also exhibits glazed green four-cornered peaked roof with moulded ridges.

Ceramic: model
One glazed blue-green earthenware model of a well head. Lower part of model comprises box-shaped body with square cross-section and beveled edges tapering slightly to the top. Upper part of model comprises stylised torana with horizontal crossbar and…

Ceramic: model
One earthenware model of a granary in the form of an elongated tapered pillbox sitting on three stubby feet and surmounted by the remains of a flared roof. Sides of object exhibit remains of green-grey glaze. One side presents a vertical slot.

Ceramic: vessel
One unglazed tan-brown earthenware vessel. Takes the form of an upper ovoid cup divided by four equidistantly spaced vertical ridges and a pedestal with a flared base. Each face of upper part of vessel exhibits moulded decoration comprising circular…

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue gold orange and white ceramic bowl with a wide crenellated rim tapering to a shallow narrow base. Bowl interior and exterior present intricate designs of birds and flowers. Bowl rests on a carved rosewood stand. Underside of…

Ceramic: vessel
One globular glazed ceramic vase with a lid. Vase is surmounted by a short narrow neck over wide shoulders gradually tapering to a flat narrow base. Vase lid is a short cylinder glazed orange on its round face with a circumferential serpentine design…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed sancai ware figure of a saddled horse with a lowered head standing on a shallow rectangular unglazed base. irregularly shaped, multi-coloured glazed ceramic horse. Horse's mane presents pattern of linear grooves and the saddle a pattern of…

Ceramic: figure
One large glazed sancai ware figure in the form of a camel standing on a shallow rectangular unglazed base with five musicians mounted on its back. Dominant glaze colours are white ochre green and blue.

Ceramic: Bowl
One round shaped, olive green glazed porcellaneous stoneware bowl, from Honan Province. Funnel shape, widest at rim and tapers toward the base. Celadon glaze with a delicate floral scroll design carved in paste underneath on the inside of the bowl.…

Ceramic: Bowl
One round shaped, green celadon glazed ceramic bowl, from Longquan in Zhejiang Province. Wide rim, tapering toward a short, narrow base. Lotus petal pattern moulded on the outside of the bowl, inside is plain. Southern celadon. Gift from Palace…

Ceramic: figure
One ceramic head of a figurine depicted wearing an elaborate headdress embellished with an ornamental motif at the front and falling to the neck on the back and sides. Headdress is glazed blue green black and brown. Figure's hair is glazed black but…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed ceramic head of a figurine depicted wearing an elaborate headdress with an opening at the top. Headress is glazed black and green. The figure's face is glazed yellow-brown with a greenish cast.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed ceramic head of a figurine depicted with its hair styled into twin top-knots. Figure's hair is detailed in black and green glaze whilst its face is glazed red-brown.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed ceramic head of a figurine with its hair detailed in black and its face coloured olive-yellow. There are two unglazed patches on either side of the top of the figure's head where something has been broken off.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in dark brown.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in black with traces of red colouration on the lips.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head and upper body of a figurine. Hair facial features and robes detailed in black with traces of red and yellow colouration.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head and upper body of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in black with traces of red colouration on the lips. Robes detailed in red-brown and green.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in black.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed blue-green ceramic head of a figurine depicted wearing an elaborate headdress.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white and brown figurine depicted standing in long flowing robes with hands clasped at chest height. White glaze exhibits crazing. The head of the figurine has been broken off and reattached.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head and upper body of a relief figurine. Convex obverse presents details of hair and facial features in black and red. Figurine's robes are detailed in red-brown and green. Flat reverse is unglazed.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in black with red colouration on the lips.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in black with traces of red colouration on the lips.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in black green yellow and red.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Hair and facial features detailed in black with the lips in red.

Ceramic: figurine
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine depicted wearing a red headdress. Hair and facial features detailed in black with the lips in red.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine. Head and facial features detailed in black. Glaze exhibits crazing with yellow colouration.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine depicted wearing a pale green and black headdress. Facial features detailed in black. Red and yellow coloured robes visible on fragment of left shoulder. Glaze exhibits crazing with yellow colouration.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine depicted wearing a tall and elaborate red-brown black and yellow headdress. Facial features detailed in black with lips in red-brown.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a figurine depicted wearing a tall elaborate red headdress falling on either side of its face. Facial features detailed in black with red lips. Figurine's head is glazed on obverse only.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head of a relief figurine depicted wearing a red-brown green and black headdress. Conves obverse presents facial features detailed in black with red lips and traces of red colouration on the lower part of the face and chin.…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic head and upper body of a figurine. Depicted wearing a black red and green hair adornment and robes exhibiting red and green colouration. Figurine's hair is detailed in black with brown patina. Facial features are detailed in…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed white ceramic shard of the upper body and right arm of a relief figurine. Convex obverse exhibits details of robes in black red and yellow. Flat reverse is unglazed.

Ceramic: vessel
One globular glazed cream-white ceramic vessel with a short neck and wide mouth and a shallow narrow base. Glaze exhibits crazing. Vessel exterior presents four moulded relief designs spaced equidistantly around its circumference.

Ceramic: cup
One globular glazed white brown and green ceramic cup. Presents wide rim with an out-turned lip and a ring handle on one side.

Ceramic: figure
One unglazed brown earthenware figure presented in an erect standing posture with feet together and arms by sides. Figure is beared and depicted wearing a headpiece and flowing robes. Traces of red pigment on head and body.

Ceramic: figure
One unglazed reddish-brown earthenware figure of a saddled horse with a bulb-shaped decoration on the top of its head. Incised details of bridle and saddle straps. Saddle straps present incised zig-zag pattern. Saddle border presents incised S-curve…

Ceramic: bowl
One fragment of a shallow circular glazed red sang-de-boeuf bowl with a slightly out-turned rim and a wide flat base. Rim and base of bowl are glazed white. Glaze exhibits crazing and crackling.

Ceramic: implement
Two cylindrical glazed green ceramic head pieces for the rod of a scroll. Exterior sides of each head piece present 大雅齋 Da ya zhai (Big elegant studio) in red-brown glaze and a design of birds fruit and flowers in purple pink red-brown and…

Ceramic: figure
One ceramic figurine depicted in a stylised hood and flowing robe. Figure stands leaning forward with its right hand raised to its face and its left hand raised to the side of its head. Figure is glazed black except for its lower third which is…

Ceramic: shard
Three blocky blue glazed ceramic shards. irregular square shaped, blue glazed ceramic shards.

Ceramic: vessel
One circular qingbai ware ewer. Glazed blue-white with darker blue decorative patterning. Ewer body is short and wide tapering at the top to a narrow circular opening and at the bottom to a shallow base. Ewer body also embellished with moulded ribs…

Ceramic: vessel
One Jun ware vessel in the form of an acutely flattened globe surmounted by a wide neck and flaring mouth and supported by three equidistantly-spaced legs moulded to its underside. Body of vessel is glazed blue and purple except for the interior base…

Ceramic: dish
One quatrefoil glazed Ge or Guan ware dish. Obverse and reverse exhibit crackle glaze pattern.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed cream-brown ceramic figure of a woman standing wearing a full-length dress the folds of which are gathered up by her left hand folded across her chest and by her right hand at her hip. The figure's hair is coiled into a prominent coif at…

Ceramic: vessel
One toroidal glazed white ceramic water dropper with a tiny aperture in the top a small lug spout on one side of its body and a shallow narrow base.

Ceramic: plate
One circular glazed white ceramic plate with a gold-lined fluted rim and a shallow base. Obverse presents a multi-coloured rustic scene with two poems composed by Lou Shu (1090-1162). Reverse presents three bat designs equidistantly spaced just under…

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed brown-green Tianmu ware tea bowl in the form of an inverted conoid tapering sharply from the rim to a shallow narrow base. Bowl interior and rim exhibit damage.

Ceramic: vessel
One circular glazed white earthenware vessel lid. Obverse presents convex surface with upturned rim and moulded serpentine design on top as a handle.

Ceramic: shard
One white and brown ceramic shard. Obverse presents trefoil pattern in white glaze.

Ceramic: figure
One glazed ceramic double figurine of the bodhisattva of compassion Guanyin and a swaddled infant posed on pink lotus blossoms attached to a green base. Guanyin is depicted standing supporting a gold jug in her left hand and holding an orange and…

Ceramic: spoons
Two ceramic spoons. The concave obverse of each spoon is glazed yellow with a repeating pattern of three symbols: blue swastikas bordered in gold; pink and gold bat-forms; golden graphic symbols. The convex reverse of each spoon is glazed white with…

Ceramic: figure
One glazed blue purple and cream-brown ceramic figure depicting Liu Hai astride the three-legged toad Jin Chan. In his left hand Liu Hai cradles a gourd-shaped object. Liu Hai's right arm has been broken off.



Ceramic: shard
One mauve and white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: figure
One ceramic figure depicted standing on an oval base moulded to resemble a pile of rocks. Figure is dressed in flowing robes with its arms crossed across its chest. Figure is glazed cream-white with facial festures and costume detailed in black…

Ceramic: figure
One oval-shaped glazed green celadon figure in the form of a seated bather in a tub.

Ceramic: shard
One white glazed ceramic shard. Obverse presents serpentine pattern.

Ceramic: shard
One blue-green glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One green-white glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: shard
One blue-green glazed ceramic shard.

Ceramic: pillow ends
Two approximately trapezoidal glazed cream ceramic pillow ends. Each pillow end presents moulded surface patterns. One model possesses a small hole near its upper right edge.

Ceramic: bowl
One circular glazed blue and purple Jun ware bowl with a narrow shallow base. Exterior and interior exhibit crazing. Lower part of bowl exterior is unglazed.

Ceramic: shard
One ceramic shard re-shaped into a circular pendant. Obverse presents convex surface with blue-purple glaze. Reverse presents flat surface with cream-white glaze and two small holes threaded through with red cord.

Ceramic: shard
One blue glazed ceramic shard reshaped into the form of a small rectangular plate with rounded edges. Concave obverse presents purple patch bounded in dark blue.
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