Lime-paste container with bail handle

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Small vessel with bail handle and appliqued forms and small opening in top. Hand-formed. Hardened lime in interior.

Historical period(s)
Restored Later Le, Tay Son, or Nguyen dynasty, 15th-19th century
Medium
Unglazed earthenware (possibly low-fired stoneware), hand-formed
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 7.8 x 7.6 x 6.8 cm (3 1/16 x 3 x 2 11/16 in)
Geography
Probably Central Vietnam
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2004.108
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Lime pot

Keywords
earthenware, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), Mac dynasty (1527 - 1592), Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, unglazed, Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1972-1975 to 2004
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2004
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 2004

Notes:

[1] Object file. Collected by the Hauges in Saigon; most likely from a Vietnamese military officer stationed in the Mekong delta who recovered pots from the river.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

Small vessel with bail handle and appliqued forms and small opening in top. Hand-formed. Hardened lime in interior.

Published References
  • Louis Malleret. La civilisation materielle d'Oc-Eo: L'Archeologie du Delta du Mekong. vol. XLII Paris. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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