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Medium:
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under clear glaze; iron pigment on base
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.8 x 12.1 x 21.1 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 8 5/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Red River delta kilns, Hai Duong province, Vietnam
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Tran or Later Le dynasty
Description:
Creamy finely crackled light grey glaze, interior decorated with underglaze blue floral spray in center (on which are four pontil spur scars) within a circle and three circles in underglaze iron black near rim, thin chocolate brown bottom.
Provenance:
To 1994
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manilla, Philippines. [1]
From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland. [2]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
John Forbes
Topic:
flower  Search this
iron pigment  Search this
Vietnam  Search this
Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400)  Search this
Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
slip  Search this
clear glaze  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1994.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
F|S Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c1578946-e297-4da9-919b-b73913808f32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1994.10