Jar

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Minature jar with short neck and flat base.
Clay: light gray, fine-grained.
Glaze: translucent glaze, milky, abraded on surface; tinted dark, grayish blue by cobalt painted over the body beneath the glaze, except for two white semicircular shapes on opposing sides at the base. Interior and base unglazed.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt-tinted glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.1 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm (13/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), Mac dynasty (1527 - 1592), Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1947
Dean Frasché, collected in 1947 from Batavia. [1]

To 1989
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dean Frasché 1906 - 1994

Description

Minature jar with short neck and flat base.
Clay: light gray, fine-grained.
Glaze: translucent glaze, milky, abraded on surface; tinted dark, grayish blue by cobalt painted over the body beneath the glaze, except for two white semicircular shapes on opposing sides at the base. Interior and base unglazed.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum