Jar with three horizontal lugs

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 16th-late 17th century
  • Geography

    Possibly Mon State, Lower Burma
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip under iron glaze; rattan
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 40 x 34 cm (15 3/4 x 13 3/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Very dark brown glaze falls short of base with some dripping and accumulation of glaze, wide everted mouth, three loop handles on shoulder connected with three non-contemporaneous split rattan handles, unglazed flat base exposes dark reddish brown clay, interior left unglazed, body decorated with two bands of rectangular panels framed by raised edges.
  • Provenance

    To 1994
    John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manila, to 1994 [1]
    From 1994
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes in 1994
    [1] According to Curatorial Note 7 in the object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Storage Jars (March 15, 2014 to June 28, 2015)
    Taking Shape: Ceramics in Southeast Asia (April 1, 2007 to December 4, 2011)
    Storage Jars of Asia (October 29, 2000 to March 10, 2002)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    John Forbes
  • Origin

    Possibly Mon State, Lower Burma
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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