Jar with four vertical lugs and incised decoration

  • Stoneware with iron glaze
  • 56.3 x 32 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
  • S2005.172

Description

Jar of cylindrical form with broad, rounded shoulder tapering towards foot, tapered tall neck, rounded rim and flat base. Four grooved lugs with thumb-pressed ends on shoulder.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: iron, blackish-brown with iridescent silvery streaks, glossy, opaque; band of iron pigment (fired red) on shoulder.
Decoration: incised horizontal lines at shoulder and base; floral motifs filling main section of body..


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