Bowl

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Bowl with rounded body, flared rim, carved footring, recessed base applied with chocolate brown wash.
Clay: buff light grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear, glossy, transparent, crazed; mouthrim, footrim and base unglazed.
Decoration: painted with cobalt pigment on white slip. A peony spray encircled by a ring on central medallion, a band of classic scroll round the inside rim, a band of floral and leafy meander on upper half of the exterior body, right above the lotus panels.

Historical period(s)
Later Le dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment and white slip under clear glaze; iron wash on base
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 8.9 x 15.8 cm (3 1/2 x 6 1/4 in)
Geography
Northern Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Nam Sach district, Chu Dau kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.89
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
clear glaze, cobalt pigment, flower, iron wash, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), lotus, peony, stoneware, Vietnam, white slip, 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). Curatorial remarks indicate that some of the Northern Vietnamese pieces were acquired from Mr. Goh in Singapore or from Christie's New York.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919 - 2013, 1923 - 2015)
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

Bowl with rounded body, flared rim, carved footring, recessed base applied with chocolate brown wash.
Clay: buff light grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear, glossy, transparent, crazed; mouthrim, footrim and base unglazed.
Decoration: painted with cobalt pigment on white slip. A peony spray encircled by a ring on central medallion, a band of classic scroll round the inside rim, a band of floral and leafy meander on upper half of the exterior body, right above the lotus panels.

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

Copyright with museum