Dish with fluted rim

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Monochromatic very finely crackled grey-green glaze, with five pontil spur scars near center, interior cavetto decorated with multiple grooves, rim scalloped by turning up body clay, very shallow foot surrounds traces of chocolate brown on bottom.

Historical period(s)
Tran or Later Le dynasty, 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with ivory glaze; iron pigment on base
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.8 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1994.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1994
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manila, to 1994 [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes in 1994

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 2 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

John Forbes

Description

1. (John Forbes 25 April 1994) Monochromatic very finely crackled grey-green glaze, with five pontil spur scars near center, interior cavetto decorated with multiple grooves, rim scalloped by turning up body clay, very shallow foot surrounds traces of chocolate brown on bottom.

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