White porcelain with combed and incised decoration

Diameter: 12.8 x 12.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 15/16 in.); Overall: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1957.29


This finely potted vessel has an off-white porcelain body covered with a transparent glaze, giving an overall warm white color. A lattice of foliage patterns is combed and incised in the clay; the bold, uninhibited decoration interacts with the compact ceramic form and the subtle glazing to give it a special aesthetic appeal.

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