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Jar (possibly a crucible)

Detail of a pattern
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IIIF

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At A Glance

  • Period

    18th-mid 20th century
  • Geography

    Dong Nai province, Southern Vietnam
  • Material

    Earthenware
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 19.6 x 19.4 cm (7 11/16 x 7 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2004.165
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2004.165

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar with thick walls and wide mouth, unadorned. The walls of the jar are extremely heavy; the much smaller conical interior does not conform to the contour of the exterior and ends well above the base. The exterior walls are "wrinkled," as though the vessel was thrown into a mold.
  • 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
    Notes:
    [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

    Dong Nai province, Southern Vietnam
  • Credit Line

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

    Vessel
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