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

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Bottle with two lugs

  • Stoneware with iron glaze
  • 7.8 x 8.1 cm
  • late 14th-early 15th century, Ming dynasty
  • Origin: Fujian province or Guangdong province, China
  • Provenance: Indonesia
  • Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
  • S2010.1


Bottle with elongated neck, thick rim, two horizontal lugs upright on shoulder, wide midbody tapering to narrow foot with flat base, cut roughly round foot up to hip.
Clay: gray with yellow tinge, fine-grained.
Glaze: thin caramel-brown iron-based glaze, applied by dipping, stopping at hip.
Mark: none.

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