Dish

citation

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Grey-green glaze, interior decorated with underglaze iron black floral spray in center (pontil scars absent) within two faintly drawn circles, broad base unglazed.

Historical period(s)
Tran or Later Le dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron decoration under ivory glaze; iron wash on base
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm (1 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1994.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Saucer

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

To 1994
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manila, to 1994 [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes in 1994

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 4 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

John Forbes

Description

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Grey-green glaze, interior decorated with underglaze iron black floral spray in center (pontil scars absent) within two faintly drawn circles, broad base unglazed.

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

Copyright with museum