Covered box

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Polychrome covered box with molded body, flattened cover, short carved footring and recessed base. Decorated in underglaze blue and degraded overglaze red and green enamel with a roundel enclosing only traces of design on flattened cover. Six vertical panels filled alternately with lozenges and foliage designs on body.
Clay: light creamy-grey stoneware.

Historical period(s)
Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze and enamels over glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 8.1 x 9.8 cm (3 3/16 x 3 7/8 in)
Geography
Northern Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.98a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box

Keywords
clear glaze, cobalt pigment, enamel, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), Mac dynasty (1527 - 1592), Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, 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)
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

Polychrome covered box with molded body, flattened cover, short carved footring and recessed base. Decorated in underglaze blue and degraded overglaze red and green enamel with a roundel enclosing only traces of design on flattened cover. Six vertical panels filled alternately with lozenges and foliage designs on body.
Clay: light creamy-grey stoneware.

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

Copyright with museum