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

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Bowl

  • Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • 7.2 x 17.5 cm
  • 14th-15th century, Tran or Later Le dynasty
  • Origin: Red River Delta kilns, Hai Duong province, Northern Vietnam
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.107

Description

Bowl with rounded sides, everted rim and carved footring. An unglazed stacking ring cut on the interior bottom. A loss on the rim.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: celadon, transparent, glossy; footring and base unglazed.
Decoration: trace of moulding on the cavetto.
Label: a paper label with number nine written in ball pen on the base.

Curatorial Remarks

1. (Louise Cort, 12 October 2005) Comments from Morimoto Asako, archaeologist specializing in Chinese and Vietnamese ceramics recovered from sites in Hakata (Fukuoka), Short-term Visitor to study Hauge collection:

From a kiln in North Vietnam.


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