Keywords: Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945)

161 objects

Lug from a jar

Zoomorphic mask, moulded with two holes at edges of mouth. Clay: buff-grey stoneware with shell chips. Glaze: mottled red and olive green; interior unglazed.



Clay: red earthenware (probably underfired stoneware). Glaze: none. Decoration: none.


Jar with four horizontal lugs and incised decoration

Jar of ‘olive’ form with tapered neck towards wide mouth with rounded rim, coarse flat base. Four horizontal grooved lug-handles with moulded circular ends on shoulder. Clay: brown stoneware. Glaze: iron blackish brown with lustre, mottled, glossy, opaque; blistering caused possibly by gases escaping from the clay or glaze during firing. Decoration: four moulded circular …


Bottle with combed decoration used as a lime-paste pot

Small globuar bottle with shell scars on the body; full of lime. Clay: dark grey stoneware. Glaze: brown iron glaze. Decoration: rows of incised rings on the shoulder.


Cylindrical jar encrusted with shells

Small cylindrical vessel with incised horizontal lines near rim; rough, unglazed surface. One small vertical lug visible; others possibly covered by shell incrustation. Wheel thrown.