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Peach-shaped vessel

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 15th-mid 16th century
  • Geography

    Red River Delta kilns, Northern Vietnam
  • Material

    Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 2.4 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm (15/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Miniature peach-shaped vessel
  • Provenance

    From 1965-69 to 2005
    Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman (1914-2005), acquired in Jakarta, Indonesia between 1965 and 1969. [1]
    From 2005 to 2010
    Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia, ownership transferred to Mrs. Lydman after the death of her husband, Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman. [2]
    From 2010
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia. [3]
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See note 1. See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman (1914-2005)
    Mrs. Janine Lydman
  • Origin

    Red River Delta kilns, Northern Vietnam
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
  • Type

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