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Stoneware with celadon glaze and iron wash on the base
H x Diam (overall): 7 x 25.4 cm (2 3/4 x 10 in)
Irrawaddy Delta kilns, Lower Burma
15th-16th century
First Toungoo dynasty
Dish with shallow curving sides, everted rim, broad footring, recessed base.
Clay: buff stoneware.
Glaze: grassy green, glossy, translucent, finely crazed; pooled at medallion; footrim glazed, brown wash on perimeter of unglazed base.
Decoration: four groups of combed vertical lines on cavetto.
Between 1967-1972/3 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Victor (1919-2013) and Takako Hauge (1923-2015), probably acquired in Thailand [1]
From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge [2]
[1] Probably acquired when Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok, Thailand, from 1967 to 1972 or 1973. Victor and Takako Hauge visited Osborne and Gratia on various occasions and probably acquired this object during one of their visits. See notes by Louise Cort, “Information transcribed from notes taken during visits to the home of Victor and Taka Hauge […] and the adjacent ‘Southeast Asia House,’ 1 June 2001. Conversation with Osborne (Bud) Hauge and with Victor and Taka Hauge,” dated 2001-2013, pp. 6-8, copy in object file.
Victor Hauge originally described this object as being Thai Wang Nua ware and curatorial remarks indicate that the Hauge family generally acquired Thai ceramics in Thailand. The place of origin was later changed to Lower Burma. See notes “Curatorial Remarks Regarding Place of Origin,” dated August 21, 2003-May 29, 2008, copy in object file. See also notes by Louise Cort mentioned above.
The Hauge family began collecting Asian paintings, sculpture, and ceramics in the late 1940s and would amass a large collection in the post-World War II years.
[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families. See Deed of Gift, dated October 16, 2005, copy in object file.
Research updated November 23, 2022
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Taking Shape: Ceramics in Southeast Asia (April 1, 2007 to December 4, 2011)
Previous custodian or owner:
Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
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Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
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Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
F|S Southeast Asia
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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