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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th-15th century
  • Geography

    Red River delta kilns, Hai Duong province, Vietnam
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under clear glaze; iron pigment on base
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 3.8 x 12.1 x 21.1 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 8 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1994.10
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1994.10

Object Details

  • Description

    Creamy finely crackled light grey glaze, interior decorated with underglaze blue floral spray in center (on which are four pontil spur scars) within a circle and three circles in underglaze iron black near rim, thin chocolate brown bottom.
  • Provenance

    To 1994
    John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manilla, Philippines. [1]
    From 1994
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland. [2]
    Notes:
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    John Forbes
  • Origin

    Red River delta kilns, Hai Duong province, Vietnam
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
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