Bottle with spout and combed decoration

  • Stoneware with iron glaze
  • 18.1 x 18.8 cm
  • Quang Duc ware
  • 18th-mid 20th century, Restored Later Le, Tay Son, or Nguyen dynasty
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.169

Description

Bottle of globuar form with short neck, flared mouth, flat base and a short tubular spout on the shoulder. Shell scars on the upper half of the body. The shells are possibly used as stacking tools in the firing.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: dark brown, glossy, opaque, sticky, marred with many pinholes.
Decoration: a series of combed rings below the neck.


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