Jar with eight vertical lugs, incised and applied decoration

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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th-18th century
  • Geography

    possibly Shiwan kilns, Guangdong province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 58.7 x 39.4 cm (23 1/8 x 15 1/2 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Jar of ovoid form with tall neck, flared mouth and flatten rim. A circular clay pad attached to recessed base. Eight grooved loop handles with thumb-pressed ends on shoulder.
    Clay: buff stoneware.
    Glaze: caramel, low gloss, transparent; base and interior unglazed.
    Decoration: six incised rings and four applique flower design on neck, eight auspicious objects in low relief alternate with loop handles on shoulder, right above a band of applique rosette. Below this band is a row of raised cloud collars. Two pairs of incised upright dragon confronting a flaming pearl in alternate with a peony spray and plum blossom on body. A band of bosses above foot.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge ((1914-2004) and (1907-2000))
    Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
  • Provenance

    From circa 1972-1975 to 2005
    Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
    From 2005
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005
    [1] Object file.
    This object was collected in Vietnam between 1972 or 1973 and 1975, while Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Saigon. The major sources were dealers in Saigon.
  • Origin

    possibly Shiwan kilns, Guangdong province, China
  • Credit Line

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