Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia:
Collections in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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Cylindrical jar with four ornamental lugs and incised decoration

  • Stoneware with fly-ash glaze
  • 26.4 x 16 cm
  • 19th-early 20th century, Nguyen dynasty
  • Origin: Central Vietnam
  • Provenance: Mekong River delta, Southern Vietnam
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2004.209

Description

Cylindrical jar with wide mouth, flat base, four vertical lugs applied on shoulder, band of horizontal incised lines below rim. Wheel thrown. Green wood-ash glaze on one side.

Published References

1. Dupoizat, Marie-France. 1988. “Recherches sur les Jarres en Asie du Sud-Est.” Ph.D. Thesis, L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 420 and 422.


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