Jar

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Small jar of flattened shape with lobed sides and carved inset foot.
Clay: buff, fine grained.
Glaze: clear, lustrous, ivory-toned, gray-green where thick, finely crackled; applied over white slip which is visible where exposed at foot; interior and foot unglazed.
Decoration: molded ridge at shoulder line, defining upper edge of lobed sides.

Historical period(s)
Later Le dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.8 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm (1 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.27
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 1958 to 1989
Dean Frasché, Greenwich, CT, acquired in Jakarta in 1958 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Dean Frasché 1906 - 1994

Description

Small jar of flattened shape with lobed sides and carved inset foot.
Clay: buff, fine grained.
Glaze: clear, lustrous, ivory-toned, gray-green where thick, finely crackled; applied over white slip which is visible where exposed at foot; interior and foot unglazed.
Decoration: molded ridge at shoulder line, defining upper edge of lobed sides.

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

Copyright with museum