Jar

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Jar with short neck and flat base.
Clay: pale gray, fine-grained.
Glaze: milky, lustrous translucent glaze, underfired. Interior and base unglazed. Scar on one side of body.
Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Single ring at base of neck with twelve points projecting onto shoulder. Double line around shoulder, from which are suspended four cloud-collar shapes and four V-shapes, in alternation. Single line below toward base.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Later Le dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under underfired clear glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.5 x 3.1 x 3.1 cm (1 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
clear glaze, cobalt pigment, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), 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

Jar with short neck and flat base.
Clay: pale gray, fine-grained.
Glaze: milky, lustrous translucent glaze, underfired. Interior and base unglazed. Scar on one side of body.
Decoration: in underglaze cobalt. Single ring at base of neck with twelve points projecting onto shoulder. Double line around shoulder, from which are suspended four cloud-collar shapes and four V-shapes, in alternation. Single line below toward base.
Mark: none.

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

Copyright with museum