Beaker

  • Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • 9.8 x 12.8 cm
  • 15th-16th century, Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty
  • Origin: Chu Dau kilns, Hai Duong province, Northern Vietnam
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.93

Description

Beaker with straight sides, slightly flared rim and rounded base.
Clay: light grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear with greenish tinge, transparent, glossy; rim base unglazed.
Decoration: painted in underglaze blue with a band of classic scroll below rim, a wide band of floral scroll on body, overlapping lotus petals above foot.


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