Jar with thick rolled rim used as a lime-paste pot

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Wide-mouthed jar, unadorned. Wheel thrown with very thick walls. Incrustation of hardened lime.

Historical period(s)
Nguyen Lords period, Tay Son or Nguyen dynasty, 18th-mid 20th century
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 16.3 x 26.5 cm (6 7/16 x 10 7/16 in)
Geography
Southern Vietnam, Dong Nai province
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2004.164
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
earthenware, Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), Nguyen Lords (1558 - 1775), Tay Son dynasty (1778 - 1802), 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

Wide-mouthed jar, unadorned. Wheel thrown with very thick walls. Incrustation of hardened lime.

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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