Covered box

  • Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze and enamels over glaze
  • 4.9 x 6.8 cm
  • 15th-16th century, Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty
  • Origin: Red River Delta kilns, Hai Duong province, Northern Vietnam
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.96a-b

Description

Round polychrome covered box with traces of overglaze green enamel, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with a six-petalled flower on central cover top surrounded by six heart-shaped panels, which conjoined with six larger panels down to the body.


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