Lime-paste pot with bail handle and molded decoration

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole on shoulder, high foot, flat base with shell scars, and a broad overhead stripe handle. Some lime residue inside the pot.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: mottled turquoise and red (copper) glaze, glossy, translucent; footring unglazed.
Decoration: a moulded floral rosette at central top of the lime pot, appendages attached at both ends of the handle, some curly strokes or inscriptions inscribed on both sides of the handle.

Historical period(s)
Restored Later Le, Tay Son, or Nguyen dynasty, 18th-mid 20th century
Medium
Stoneware with copper-green alkali-silicate glaze
Style
Quang Duc ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 15.5 x 13.6 cm (6 1/8 x 5 3/8 in)
Geography
Central Vietnam, Phu Yen province, Tuy An district, Quang Duc village
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.160
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Lime pot

Keywords
alkali-silicate glaze, copper-green glaze, Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), Quang Duc ware, Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, Tay Son dynasty (1778 - 1802), Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1975 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Saigon (1972 or 1973-1975).

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919 - 2013, 1923 - 2015)

Description

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole on shoulder, high foot, flat base with shell scars, and a broad overhead stripe handle. Some lime residue inside the pot.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: mottled turquoise and red (copper) glaze, glossy, translucent; footring unglazed.
Decoration: a moulded floral rosette at central top of the lime pot, appendages attached at both ends of the handle, some curly strokes or inscriptions inscribed on both sides of the handle.

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

Copyright with museum