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At A Glance

  • Period

    15th century
  • Geography

    Chu Dau kilns, Hai Duong province, Northern Vietnam
  • Material

    Stoneware with cobalt pigment and white slip under clear glaze; iron wash on base
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 8.9 x 15.8 cm (3 1/2 x 6 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl with rounded body, flared rim, carved footring, recessed base applied with chocolate brown wash.
    Clay: buff light grey stoneware.
    Glaze: clear, glossy, transparent, crazed; mouthrim, footrim and base unglazed.
    Decoration: painted with cobalt pigment on white slip. A peony spray encircled by a ring on central medallion, a band of classic scroll round the inside rim, a band of floral and leafy meander on upper half of the exterior body, right above the lotus panels.
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    From at least 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.
    Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Saigon (1972 or 1973-1975).
    Curatorial remarks indicate that some of the Northern Vietnamese pieces were acquired from Mr. Goh in Singapore or from Christie's New York.
  • Origin

    Chu Dau kilns, Hai Duong province, Northern Vietnam
  • Credit Line

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

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