Round-bodied pot with vertical grooves and everted rim

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    200-600 CE
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 9.8 x 14.3 cm (3 7/8 x 5 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Small globular vessel with thick everted rim and vertical incised or cord-impressed design on body. Probably hand-formed, using a carved wooden paddle and anvil, although a seam appears to be present at midline, suggesting the use of a mold-forming process. The pot is heavy for its size.
  • Provenance

    From 1972-1975 to 2004
    Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]
    From 2004
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 2004
    [1] Object file. Collected by the Hauges in Saigon; most likely from a Vietnamese military officer stationed in the Mekong delta who recovered pots from the river.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge ((1914-2004) and (1907-2000))
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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