Jar with three horizontal lugs

1. (John Forbes, 25 April 1994) Very dark brown glaze falls short of base with some dripping and accumulation of glaze, wide everted mouth, three loop handles on shoulder connected with three non-contemporaneous split rattan handles, unglazed flat base exposes dark reddish brown clay, interior left unglazed, body decorated with two bands of rectangular panels framed by raised edges.

Historical period(s)
Toungoo dynasty, late 16th-late 17th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under iron glaze; rattan
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 40 x 34 cm (15 3/4 x 13 3/8 in)
Geography
Lower Burma, Possibly Mon State
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1994.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
brown and black glaze, Burma, Restored Toungoo dynasty (1527 - 1752), stoneware, white slip, 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 7 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

John Forbes

Description

1. (John Forbes, 25 April 1994) Very dark brown glaze falls short of base with some dripping and accumulation of glaze, wide everted mouth, three loop handles on shoulder connected with three non-contemporaneous split rattan handles, unglazed flat base exposes dark reddish brown clay, interior left unglazed, body decorated with two bands of rectangular panels framed by raised edges.

Published References
  • Takeuchi Jun’ichi. Kansho to jitsuyo., no. 87. Tokyo, Summer 2014. p. 28.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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