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Bowl with inverted rim

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At A Glance

  • Period

    13th-14th century
  • Geography

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

    Stoneware with ivory glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 8.6 x 18.8 cm (3 3/8 x 7 3/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Round bowl, with an almost flat bottom, carinated shoulder and inturned rim. Creamy yellow-white-gray glaze over a gray-brown stoneware.
  • Provenance

    To 1998
    Chao Phraya Gallery, Washington, DC, acquired from an unidentified collector, to 1998 [1]
    From 1998
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Chao Phraya Gallery in 1998
    [1] The Chao Phraya proprietors explained that this object came from the collection of an Australian ambassador to Vietnam around 1982 (see Curatorial Note 2, Louise Cort, December 19, 1997, in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Vietnam's Ceramics: Depth and Diversity (July 11, 2015 - July 10, 2016)
    Vietnamese Ceramics from the Red River Delta (July 10, 2005 to November 15, 2009)
    Beyond the Legacy--Anniversary Acquisitions of the Freer Gallery of Art (October 11, 1998 to April 11, 1999)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Chao Phraya Gallery
  • Origin

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

    Purchase — funds provided by Betty and John R. Menke
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