ceramic world history.
Persia | Safavid Blue and White Bottle Vase (ca.17th Century).
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Dish with Eight Buddhist Treasures, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), 14th century, China. Silver.
Stoneware (Longquan ware) tea bowl (5.2 x 13.0 cm), Chinese Southern Song Dynasty.
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Lungquan glazed vase with flaring rim and footed base (China, ca,18/19th C), ribbing along neck and body (h: 9.75 x w: 6").
Kenzan-style tea bowl with design of cherry blossoms Early to mid-19th century Ogata Kenzan , (Japanese, 1663-1743) Edo period Buff clay; white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent lead glaze H: 8.3 W: 11.3 cm Tokyo, Japan
Southern Song (1127–1279)–Yuan (1271–1368) dynasty.
Antique Japanese, cobalt blue, floral pattern porcelain tile panel (detail, ca.1875).
Japanese porcelain tile panel dated 1875
Chinese Song-Dynasty Yaozhou Celadon Covered Dish | The bowl, which is of compressed globular shape, is covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of greyish green color, the domed cover molded to depict blossoming flowers, raised on short foot ring, 3.25"H X 3.875"D, circa Song Dynasty and of the period.
4th century Chinese | Dragons were placed in a tomb, providing a means to get to heaven. Ceramic dragons were also modeled in times of drought: "When the dragon appears, then wind and rain arise to escort him."
Liao Dynasty, Green Glaze Pottery Wine Pot, with incised pattern.
LONGQUAN CELADON BOWL Ming Dynasty In bell form. Decorated on the interior with an incised band of flowers about a chrysanthemum center. Rim decorated with lotus. Exterior decorated with relief passionflowers and lotus. Diameter 10 3/4" (27.3 cm). Wood stand.
LONGQUAN CELADON BOWL In bell form. Decorated on t - by Eldred's
Seto ware Sobokai type tea-leaf storage jar with four lugs 17th-18th century Edo period Stoneware with iron and ash glazes H: 25.7 W: 21.3 D: 21.3 cm Seto, Japan
Dragon-Turtle Shaped Ewer, Korea (ca.12th century).