Dish with foliate rim

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Very finely crackled grey-green glaze, interior decorated with underglaze iron black floral spray (on which are five pontil spur scars) within two circles, interior shoulder decorated with vertical sectioning ending in scalloped rim, exterior shoulder molded, very shallow foot surrounds chocolate brown base.

Historical period(s)
Tran or Later Le dynasty, second half 14th-early 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under transparent glaze; iron pigment on base
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.9 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm (1 1/8 x 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River delta kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1994.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
flower, iron pigment, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), Vietnam, white slip, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1994
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manilla, Philippines. [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

John Forbes

Description

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Very finely crackled grey-green glaze, interior decorated with underglaze iron black floral spray (on which are five pontil spur scars) within two circles, interior shoulder decorated with vertical sectioning ending in scalloped rim, exterior shoulder molded, very shallow foot surrounds chocolate brown base.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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