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Lime-paste pot with bail handle and molded decoration

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At A Glance

  • Period

    18th-mid 20th century
  • Geography

    Phu Yen province, Coastal, Central Vietnam
  • Material

    Stoneware with alkali-silicate glaze over partial coating of white slip
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 18.1 x 16.2 cm (7 1/8 x 6 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2005.158
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2005.158

Object Details

  • Description

    Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole on shoulder, high foot, flat base with shell scars, and a broad overhead stripe handle. Some lime residue inside the pot.
    Clay: grey stoneware; the base is fired to chocolate brown.
    Glaze: greenish translucent graze, appearing olive-green where applied over white slip on the body and blackish-brown where applied directly to the dark clay body on the handle, foot, and rosette. Base unglazed, with scars of sea shells around the perimeter.
    Decoration: a moulded floral rosette at central top of the lime pot, appendages attached at both ends of the handle.
  • Provenance

    From 1974 to 2005
    Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
    From 2005
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005
    Notes:
    [1] Object file.
    According to note on the base of the pot: purchased in Saigon on 20 May 1974 at the shop of Mr. Cu at 100/80 B Nguyen Hue street, Gia Dinh district.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
  • Origin

    Phu Yen province, Coastal, Central Vietnam
  • Credit Line

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

    Vessel
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