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

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Jar with two vertical ring handles

  • Porcelain with pale blue glaze
  • 5.4 x 5.6 cm
  • Jingdezhen ware
  • 14th century, Yuan dynasty
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.40

Description

Jarlet of globular form with two loop handles attached on slightly flared neck, rounded lip and flat base.
Clay: creamy white porcelain.
Glaze: white in bluish tinge, the so-called 'qingbai' glaze, medium gloss, translucent; falls short of foot, base unglazed.
Decoration: none.


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