Cylindrical jar encrusted with shells

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Small cylindrical vessel with incised horizontal lines near rim; rough, unglazed surface. One small vertical lug visible; others possibly covered by shell incrustation. Wheel thrown.

Historical period(s)
Nguyen dynasty, 19th-early 20th century
Medium
Unglazed stoneware encrusted with shells
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 13.2 x 13.3 x 10.5 cm (5 3/16 x 5 1/4 x 4 1/8 in)
Geography
Central Vietnam
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2004.195
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), 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. Possibly acquired on 29 January 1974, based on a sticker in Gratia Hauge's handwriting cellotaped to base of object.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Description

Small cylindrical vessel with incised horizontal lines near rim; rough, unglazed surface. One small vertical lug visible; others possibly covered by shell incrustation. Wheel thrown.

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

Copyright with museum