H x W x D: 6.8 x 22.6 x 22.6 cm (2 11/16 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in)
Large glazed earthenware bowl, with polychrome glazes, predominantly green, yellow and purple over a light white-yellow/green slip. Almost flat ring foot. The interior of the bowl is crosshatched into large squares, much like a checkerboard. Alternating squares are decorated yellow-green or swirled purple. Incised lines and "corkscrew" circles outline and decorate the squares.
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Asian Traditions in Clay: The Hauge Gifts (October 29, 2000 to April 22, 2001)