Lamp

shallow bowl-shaped container on top. Saucer-shaped base broken off (cf. S2994.231). Wheel thrown and assembled. Unglazed. Coated with yellowish powder.

Historical period(s)
Tay Son or Nguyen dynasty, 19th-mid 20th century
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 21.8 x 7.5 x 6.8 cm (8 9/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 11/16 in)
Geography
Southern Vietnam
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2004.230
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Lamp

Keywords
China, earthenware, Hauge collection, Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), Tay Son dynasty (1778 - 1802), unglazed, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1972-1975 to 2004
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2004
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 2004

Notes:

[1] Object file. Collected by the Hauges in Saigon; most likely from a Vietnamese military officer stationed in the Mekong delta who recovered pots from the river.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

shallow bowl-shaped container on top. Saucer-shaped base broken off (cf. S2994.231). Wheel thrown and assembled. Unglazed. Coated with yellowish powder.

Published References
  • Louis Malleret. La civilisation materielle d'Oc-Eo: L'Archeologie du Delta du Mekong. vol. XLII Paris. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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