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

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Cup

  • Stoneware with iron glaze
  • 7.9 x 7.9 cm
  • 14th-15th century, Vijaya period
  • Origin: possibly Go Sanh kilns, Binh Dinh province, Central Vietnam
  • Provenance: Indonesia
  • Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
  • S2010.3

Description

Beaker-shaped cup, slightly contracted at mid-body, wheel-thrown on wheel revolving clockwise; foot trimmed up to hip, inside of footrim roughly carved.
Clay: stoneware, gray, fine-grained; orange flush on one side (hot side?) near lower edge of glaze.
Glaze: thin caramel-brown iron-based glaze, applied by dipping, stopping above hip.
Mark: none.


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