Jar

  • Stoneware with colorless glaze
  • 4.5 x 4.2 x 4.2 cm
  • 15th century, Later Le dynasty
  • Origin: Red River Delta kilns, Hai Duong province, Vietnam
  • Provenance: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Gift of Dean Frasché
  • F1989.20

Description

Small jar with everted rim, high shoulder, tapering body, and flat base.
Clay: pale gray, fine grained.
Glaze: clear lustrous, greyish tone, crackled. Interior and base unglazed. Two small oval scars at base where potter's fingers gripped vessel for glazing.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.

Curatorial Remarks

1.  (L.A. Cort, 13 June 1995) "Historical Region: Annam" added to attribution.

2. (R. Anderson per J. Smith, Oct 8, 2010) Transfer of remark from Provenance Field: "Collected by the donor in Kuala Lumpur in 1963."


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