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Stoneware with alkali-silicate glaze over partial coating of white slip
H x Diam (overall): 18.1 x 16.2 cm (7 1/8 x 6 3/8 in)
Quang Duc ware
Phu Yen province, Coastal, Central Vietnam
18th-mid 20th century
Restored Later Le, Tay Son, or Nguyen dynasty
Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole on shoulder, high foot, flat base with shell scars, and a broad overhead stripe handle. Some lime residue inside the pot.
Clay: grey stoneware; the base is fired to chocolate brown.
Glaze: greenish translucent graze, appearing olive-green where applied over white slip on the body and blackish-brown where applied directly to the dark clay body on the handle, foot, and rosette. Base unglazed, with scars of sea shells around the perimeter.
Decoration: a moulded floral rosette at central top of the lime pot, appendages attached at both ends of the handle.
From 1974 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005
[1] Object file.
According to note on the base of the pot: purchased in Saigon on 20 May 1974 at the shop of Mr. Cu at 100/80 B Nguyen Hue street, Gia Dinh district.
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
Vietnam  Search this
Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945)  Search this
Tay Son dynasty (1778 - 1802)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
glazed  Search this
white slip  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Hauge collection  Search this
alkali-silicate glaze  Search this
Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782)  Search this
Quang Duc ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
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Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery