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Medium:
Stoneware with white slip and iron and cobalt pigments under clear glaze; iron wash on the base
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.5 x 16.9 x 16.9 cm (2 15/16 x 6 5/8 x 6 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Red River delta kilns, Hai Duong province, Vietnam
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Tran or Later Le dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
David P. Rehfuss
John Forbes
Provenance:
Early 1980s
Possibly David Rehfuss, Fairfax, Virginia, purchased in Jakarta, Indonesia in the early 1980s. [1]
To 1994
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manilla, Philippines. [2]
From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland. [3]
Notes:
[1] Louise Cort states in a note from April 13, 2004 that “According to David Rehfuss, this bowl may have belonged to him and been traded to John Forbes. David Rehfuss bought the bowl in Jakarta in the early 1980s while he was posted there in the Foreign Service.” See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
[2] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
[3] See note 2.
Topic:
flower  Search this
cobalt pigment  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
iron wash  Search this
white slip  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1994.9
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/ye3cc5ef68f-7d24-4ffe-b024-70976686ff96
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1994.9