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Medium:
Porcelain with pale blue transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 15.2 x 13.9 cm (6 x 5 1/2 in)
Style:
Shaowu ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Shaowu kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
late 16th-18th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Description:
"Gunpowder jar" or "bullet jar," with thick rim (lightly ground down), angular shoulder, bevelled foot and concave base. Luting ring mark at midpoint of body indicating that body was formed in two stages. Vessel is heavy for its size, with thick lower walls.
Clay: light grey stoneware.
Glaze: pale bluish-green, glossy, translucent, crazed; base unglazed.
Decoration: series of incised rings below neck.
Provenance:
From circa 1967-1973 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005
Notes:
[1] Object file.
Objects collected at this time by the Hauges largely came from dealers in Bangkok, the weekend market in Bangkok, and vendors in Ayutthaya.
Collection:
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))
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge ((1914-2004) and (1907-2000))
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Shaowu ware  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
pale blue glaze  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Hauge collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.51
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland 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/ye33ad89cc3-6c5c-431e-9a97-461a1c921dd6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.51