Bencharong (000006) [bj-172.5]
Covered Bowl,
diam=17.5 cm
The Jim Thompson Museum Collection

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A 19th century covered bowl with an everted rim. The decoration on the bowl includes red medallions and a light green and yellow frame with a monster face (green and pink); the all-over motif is a brown flower with four petals, green leaves on a gray background; triangles with a black background, green frame, and a pink flower around the upper body; a yellow band with an exotic cotton leaf pattern around the upper body; an orange band with a flower and leaf design around the rim; a green band with the same motif around the foot. The decoration on the cover is the same except that the all-over pattern is organized in to large circles. The top of the cover and the mouth of the bowl are banded in metal.