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Ceramic from East Asia

Ceramic, East Asia

Works of Art (115)

Animal pen with figures, Eastern Han dynasty, 1st–early 3rd century A.D., China, Earthenware with green lead glaze (1994.605.21)
Arhat (luohan), Liao dynasty, ca. 1000, Hebei Province, China, Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze (21.76)
Basin (pen), Majiayao culture, Majiayao phase, ca. 3200–2700 B.C., Gansu Province, China, Earthenware with painted decoration (L.1996.55.6)
Basin, Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century; Ding ware, Probably from the Jianci village kilns, Hebei Province, China, Porcelain (26.292.98)
Bird-shaped vessel, Three Kingdoms period, ca. late 2nd–3rd century, Korea, Earthenware (1997.34.1)
Bottle with Daoist Immortal Zhongli Quan, Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century, China, Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (2010.312)
Bottle with flattened side, Unified Silla dynasty, 8th–10th century, Korea, Stoneware (1994.226)
Bottle, Goryeo dynasty, 13th–14th century, Korea, Stoneware with inlaid decoration of chrysanthemums under celadon glaze (27.119.6)
Bottle, Late Jomon period (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware with incised designs (1975.268.184)
Bowl, Joseon dynasty, first half of 16th century, Korea, Stoneware with white slip under buncheong glaze (1983.557.2)
Bowl, Joseon dynasty, second half of 15th century, Korea, Stoneware with inlaid and stamped decoration of peony leaves and chrysanthemum flowers under buncheong glaze (2002.132)
Bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang mark and period (1821–50), China, Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels (79.2.536)
Brush holder, Joseon dynasty, late 18th–19th century, Korea, Porcelain with openwork design of lotus flowers (11.142.1)
Bust of a female figurine, Final Jomon period (ca. 1000–300 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware with incised and cord-marked designs (1975.268.191)
Bust of a warrior, Kofun period, 5th–6th century, Kanto region, Japan, Earthenware with painted, incised, and applied decoration (1975.268.414)
Camel with packboards and baggage, 6th–7th century, Western China or Central Asia, Earthenware with pigment (2000.8)
Camel, Northern Wei–Northern Qi dynasty, mid–late 6th century, China, Earthenware with traces of pigment (28.121)
Central watchtower, architectural model, Eastern Han dynasty, 1st–early 3rd century, China, Earthenware with green lead glaze (1984.397ab)
Chariot cup, Three Kingdoms period, Gaya Federation, 5th century, Korea, Stoneware with traces of incidental ash glaze (1997.34.2)
Clog-shaped tea bowl with design of plum blossoms and geometric patterns, Momoyama period, early 17th century, Japan, Stoneware with iron-black glaze (Mino ware, black Oribe type) (2002.447.28)
Covered cup, ca. 1565–70, Chinese with English mounts, Hard paste and silver gilt (68.141.125a,b)
Covered jar (hu), Western Han dynasty, 2nd–1st century B.C., Probably from Luoyang area, China, Earthenware with painted decoration (1992.165.20ab)
Covered punchbowl with platter, ca. 1745, Chinese for the Swedish market, Hard paste; Punchbowl (40.133.1a,b–.2)
Covered tureen, early 19th century, Chinese for the American market, Hard paste (51.86.334a,b)
Cup, Ming dynasty, Chenghua mark and period (1465–1487), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels (1987.85)
Deep bowl with sculptural rim, late Middle Jomon period, ca. 1500 B.C., Japan, Earthenware (1992.252.1)
Dinner, tea, and coffee service, 1785–90, Chinese for the American market, Hard paste (10.149.1–.248)
Dish with a handle (tebachi) in the shape of a double fan, Momoyama period, late 16th–early 17th century, Japanese, Stoneware with overglaze enamels (Mino ware, Oribe type) (1975.268.443)
Dish with cherry blossom design, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Porcelain with celadon and iron glazes and underglaze blue decoration (Hizen ware, Nabeshima type) (1975.268.555)
Dish with hydrangea design, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Porcelain with celadon glaze and underglaze blue decoration (Hizen ware, Nabeshima type) (1975.268.556)
Dish, 15th century, Korean, Porcelain (2004.124)
Dish, ca. 1735–40, Chinese for the Scottish market, Hard paste (62.187.1)
Dish, early 17th century, Chinese for the European market, Hard paste (1995.268.1)
Dish, Ming dynasty, Hongzhi mark and period (1488–1505), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue with yellow, overglaze enamels (19.28.10)
Dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th–13th century; Guan ware, From the Hangzhou kilns, Zhejiang Province, China, Porcelaneous stoneware with crackled blue glaze (24.172.1)
Double-handled vessel, Three Kingdoms period, probably Baekje kingdom, 5th–6th century, Korea, Stoneware (1997.34.25)
Epitaph tablets, Joseon dynasty, dated 1736, Korea, Set of thirty-four, Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue (1998.486.1-.34)
Ewer, 16th century (ca. 1585), Made in China (porcelain); Made in London, England (silver-gilt), Porcelain (44.14.2)
Ewer, Eastern Jin dynasty, second half of 4th century, China, Stoneware with celadon glaze (Yue ware) (1979.353)
Ewer, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period, ca. 1520, Chinese for the Portuguese market, Hard paste (61.196)
Ewer, Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century; Yaozhou ware, China, Stoneware with incised, carved, and relief decoration under glaze (26.292.73)
Female Dancer, Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–9 A.D.), 2nd century B.C., China, Earthenware with slip and pigments (1992.165.19)
Figure of Bodhidharma, Ming dynasty, 17th century, China, Porcelain (Dehua ware) (63.176)
Figure of Magu with a fawn, Qing dynasty or early Republic, late 19th–early 20th century, China; Dehua ware, Fujian Province, Porcelain with clear glaze (34.13)
Flask-Shaped Bottle, Joseon dynasty, late 15th century, Korea, Stoneware with sgraffito decoration of flowers under buncheong glaze (1986.305)
Flask, Tang dynasty, ca. 9th century, China, Stoneware with suffused glaze (1972.274)
Funerary urn (hunping), Western Jin dynasty, ca. 250–300, China, Earthenware with green glaze (1992.165.21)
Haniwa boar, Kofun period, 5th century, Japan, Earthenware (1975.268.418)
Horse and rider, Tang dynasty, early 8th century, China, Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze and pigment (54.169)
Jar with decoration of flowers and insects, Joseon dynasty, mid-18th century, Korea, Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue (2005.406)
Jar, Joseon dynasty, 18th century, Korea, Porcelain with underglaze copper-red decoration of grapevine (1979.413.2)
Jar, Joseon dynasty, 19th century, Korea, Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and copper-red decoration of tree peonies (27.119.22)
Jar, Joseon dynasty, second half of 18th century, Korea, White porcelain (1979.413.1)
Jar, Late Bronze Age, ca. 4th century B.C., Korea, Burnished red earthenware (1998.212)
Jar, Majiayao culture, Machang phase, ca. 2300–2050 B.C., Gansu or Qinghai Province, China, Earthenware with painted decoration (1992.165.8)
Jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels (17.127.2)
Jar, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (37.191.1)
Jar, Momoyama period (1573–1615), Japan, Stoneware with painted decoration in underglaze brown iron (Karatsu ware) (2002.447.21)
Jar, Six Dynasties (late Northern dynasties period)–Sui dynasty, ca. late 6th century, China, Earthenware with relief decoration under olive-green glaze (1996.15)
Large Jar, Joseon dynasty, second half of 15th century, Korea, Stoneware with sgrafitto decoration of peonies under buncheong glaze (16.122.1)
Large jar, late Kofun or Asuka period, 6th–7th century, Japan, Stoneware with natural ash glaze and comb and cord markings (Sue ware) (1975.268.420)
Leys jar with peanut plant, Ming dynasty, Chenghua period, late 15th century, China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (1986.208.1)
"Listening to Waves" vase, Heisei period, 2004, Sakiyama Takayuki (Japanese), Sand-glazed stoneware (2004.201)
Liubo board and pieces, Han dynasty, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., China, probably Luoyang, Henan Province, Earthenware with pigment, bone (1994.285a–m)
Long-necked bottle, Nara period, 8th century, Japan, Stoneware with natural ash glaze and incised decoration (Sue ware) (1975.268.425)
Maebyeong, Goryeo dynasty, late 13th–early 14th century, Korea, Stoneware with inlaid decoration of cranes and clouds under celadon glaze (27.119.11)
Melon-shaped wine ewer, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century, Korea, Stoneware with carved and incised decoration of bamboo under celadon glaze (1996.471)
Netsuke: Chestnut burr wrapped in leaves, 19th century, Japanese, Porcelain (91.1.213)
Oil bottle, Goryeo dynasty, late 12th century, Korea, Stoneware with reverse inlaid decoration of peonies under celadon glaze (17.175.9)
Pair of incense burners, Yuan dynasty, ca. early 14th century; Qingbai ware, China, Probably from kilns in the vicinity of Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, Porcelain with brown, low- and full-relief decoration under bluish white glaze (34.113.2,3)
Pair of mounted vases, ca. 1750, Chinese porcelain with French mounts, Hard-paste porcelain with gilt-bronze mounts (1977.102.1,.2)
Pair of vases, Hongxian mark and period, 1915–16, China, Porcelain painted in overglaze sepia and black (68.4.1,.2)
Pedestal dish with cover, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom, 5th–6th century, Korea, Stoneware with traces of incidental ash glaze (1997.34.7a,b)
Phoenix-headed ewer, Tang dynasty, late 7th–first half of 8th century, China, Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze (1991.253.4)
Pillow, late Northern Song to Jin dynasty, 12th–13th century; Cizhou ware, Hebei Province, China, Stoneware with pigment (1985.214.132)
Plate with monogram of the Dutch East India Company, Edo period, ca. 1660, Japan, Porcelain with underglaze blue (Arita ware) (2002.447.40)
Plate, ca. 1739–43, Chinese for the English market, Hard paste (1978.196)
Plate, ca. 1784–85, Chinese for the American market, Hard paste (17.73)
Plate, Edo period, 1760, Japan, Hizen Province, Arita kiln, Porcelain decorated with the figure of Ononokomachi in blue and brilliant enamels (Arita ware, Imari type) (23.225.144)
Plate, Edo period, 19th century, Japan; Arita ware, Ko Kutani style, Green, yellow, black, and brown enamels (2002.447.101)
Plate, Yuan dynasty, mid-14th century, China, Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration (1987.10)
Punchbowl, ca. 1786–90, Chinese, Hard paste (1984.449)
Rectangular bottle, Showa period, ca. 1960, Hamada Shoji (Japanese), Produced in Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture, Stoneware with underglaze iron decoration (1994.289)
Se player, Han dynasty, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., China, Pottery (1994.605.85a–c)
Seated bodhisattva, Yuan dynasty, late 13th–early 14th century; Qingbai ware, China, Probably from kilns in the vicinity of Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, Porcelain with relief decoration under bluish white glaze (51.166)
Seated Female Musicians, Tang dynasty, late 7th century, China, Pottery (23.180.4–7)
Shoulao, God of Longevity, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662–1722), China, Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels (14.40.212)
Small figurine, Final Jomon period (ca. 1000–300 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware (1978.346)
Square bottle, Joseon dynasty, 19th century, Korea, Porcelain (1979.413.3)
Stand, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom, 5th–6th century, Korea, Stoneware with traces of incidental ash glaze (1997.34.23)
Standing attendant, Tang dynasty, 7th century, China, Earthenware with slip and pigment (2002.501)
Standing court lady, Tang dynasty, mid-7th century, China, Earthenware with pigment (1978.345)
Storage jar, late Yayoi period, ca. 100–200, Japan, Earthenware with incised decoration (1975.268.375)
Storage jar, Middle Jomon period (ca. 2500–1500 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware, unglazed (1975.268.182)
Storage jar, Muromachi period, 14th–15th century; Shigaraki ware, Japan, Stoneware with natural ash glaze (1975.268.428)
Storage jar, Yayoi period (ca. 4th century B.C.–3rd century A.D.), Japan, Earthenware (1975.268.378)
Taperstick, ca. 1700–1710, Chinese (probably for the Dutch market), Hard paste (1970.266.3)
Tea bowl, Song dynasty, 960–1279; Jian ware, Fujian Province, China, Stoneware with hare's-fur glaze (91.1.226)
Toddy jug with portrait of George Washington, ca. 1800–1820, Chinese for the American market, Porcelain (34.74a,b)
Tomb guardian (zhenmushou), Northern Wei to Northern Qi dynasties, mid- to late 6th century, China, Earthenware with pigment (1979.438)
Tureen with Cover, 1770–80, Chinese, Hard-paste porcelain decorated in enamel colors and gilt (51.86.28a,b)
Vase with blue glaze in gradated shades, Heisei period, 2001, Miyashita Zenji (Japanese), Stoneware with blue glazes (2001.732)
Vase with immortals bearing the character for longevity (shou), Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573–1620), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (16.61)
Vase with immortals offering the peaches of longevity, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662–1722), China, Porcelain painted with overglaze enamels (14.40.331)
Vase with peaches, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, 18th century, China, Porcelain with overglaze enamels (17.120.194)
Vase, ca. 1990, Miyashita Zenji (Japanese), Stoneware (1994.221.1)
Vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, late 17th–early 18th century, China, Porcelain painted in overglaze famille verte enamels and gilt (61.200.66)
Vase, Southern Song dynasty, 12th–13th century; Longquan ware, China, Possibly from the Dayao kilns, Zhejiang Province, Porcelaneous stoneware with relief decoration under celadon glaze (50.145.301)
Vessel (zun), late Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century B.C., Probably from Anyang, Henan Province, China, Earthenware with incised and relief decoration (50.61.5)
Water dropper in the shape of a fish, Joseon dynasty, late 19th century, Korea, Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (2003.549)
Wine Cup, Joseon dynasty, 15th century, Korea, White porcelain (17.175.1)
Wine ewer, Goryeo dynasty, early 12th century, Korea, Stoneware with incised and carved decoration of geese, waterbirds, and reeds under celadon glaze (27.119.2)
Xiao, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century, China, Fukien Province, Porcelain (1988.91)
Xun (ovoid ocarina), Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), China, Pottery (2005.14)
Zhenwu, Lord of the Northern Palace, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, early 18th century, China, Porcelain with clear glaze (Dehua ware [blanc de Chine], Fujian Province) (79.2.481)