Covered jar with faceted sides, stone and iron, century Korea. This kind of pottery was not respected in it's time, and was mostly left for the lower class. The craftsmanship was noticed later by century Japanese artists, who brought them back into style
Vase, cast bronze, Cloisonné enamels and gilding, Qing dynasty China. Cloisonné enamel is used by filling areas with the desired color of powdered glass and then firing the piece. This takes lots of time!