Dish

citation

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Creamy finely crackled light grey glaze, interior decorated with underglaze blue floral spray in center (on which are four pontil spur scars) within a circle and three circles in underglaze iron black near rim, thin chocolate brown bottom.

Historical period(s)
Tran or Later Le dynasty, 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under clear glaze; iron wash on the base
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.8 x 12.1 x 21.1 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 8 5/16 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River delta kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1994.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
clear glaze, flower, iron pigment, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), slip, stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1994
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manilla, Philippines. [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

John Forbes

Description

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Creamy finely crackled light grey glaze, interior decorated with underglaze blue floral spray in center (on which are four pontil spur scars) within a circle and three circles in underglaze iron black near rim, thin chocolate brown bottom.

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

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