Bowl

Monochromatic thin finely crackled grey-green glaze, falling to unglazed foot and base, stacking ring in interior, uneven rim cut with alternating single then double shallow curved indentations.

Historical period(s)
Tran or Later Le dynasty, late 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.7 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (2 5/8 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Red River delta kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1994.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
green glaze, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), Vietnam, 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 6 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

John Forbes

Description

Monochromatic thin finely crackled grey-green glaze, falling to unglazed foot and base, stacking ring in interior, uneven rim cut with alternating single then double shallow curved indentations.

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