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Ceramic from China

Ceramic, East Asia, China

Works of Art (64)

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)
Bottle with Daoist Immortal Zhongli Quan, Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century, China, Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (2010.312)
Bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang mark and period (1821–50), China, Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels (79.2.536)
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)
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)
Dinner, tea, and coffee service, 1785–90, Chinese for the American market, Hard paste (10.149.1–.248)
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)
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, 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)
Horse and rider, Tang dynasty, early 8th century, China, Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze and pigment (54.169)
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, Six Dynasties (late Northern dynasties period)–Sui dynasty, ca. late 6th century, China, Earthenware with relief decoration under olive-green glaze (1996.15)
Leys jar with peanut plant, Ming dynasty, Chenghua period, late 15th century, China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (1986.208.1)
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)
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)
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, 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, Yuan dynasty, mid-14th century, China, Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration (1987.10)
Punchbowl, ca. 1786–90, Chinese, Hard paste (1984.449)
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)
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)
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 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, 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)
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)