Jar

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Small jar with everted rim, high shoulder, tapering body, and flat base.
Clay: pale gray, fine grained.
Glaze: clear lustrous, greyish tone, crackled. Interior and base unglazed. Two small oval scars at base where potter’s fingers gripped vessel for glazing.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Later Le dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with colorless glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.5 x 4.2 x 4.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), stoneware, Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1963 to 1989
Dean Frasché, Greenwich, CT, acquired in Kuala Lumpur in 1963 [1]

From 1989
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Dean Frasché in 1989

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 2 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Dean Frasché 1906 - 1994

Description

Small jar with everted rim, high shoulder, tapering body, and flat base.
Clay: pale gray, fine grained.
Glaze: clear lustrous, greyish tone, crackled. Interior and base unglazed. Two small oval scars at base where potter's fingers gripped vessel for glazing.
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