Keywords: Vietnam

344 objects



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.



Underfired bowl with celadon glaze stopping at the middle of the exterior body. Rim has been cut away, exposing buff-orange stoneware clay. Unglazed stacking ring on the interior bottom. Clay: burr-orange stoneware. Glaze: Decoration: none.



Beaker with straight sides, slightly flared rim and rounded base. Clay: light grey stoneware. Glaze: clear with greenish tinge, transparent, glossy; rim base unglazed. Decoration: painted in underglaze blue with a band of classic scroll below rim, a wide band of floral scroll on body, overlapping lotus petals above foot.



Shallow bowl with upright rim, carved footring. Five spur marks on interior bottom. Clay: buff grey stoneware. Glaze: clear, transparent, finely crazed. Decoration: painted with underglaze iron floral design enclosed by a circle on central medallion, three concentric circles below rim.