Jar with combed and applied decoration

Jar of cylindrical form with broad shoulder tapering toward the flat base, short neck narrowing to the mouth.
Clay: medium-grey stoneware.
Glaze: thin iron wash and slight accumulation of fly-ash glaze.
Decoration: two grooves insided into neck (possibly using combing tool); two raised ridges applied to shoulder, alternating with bands of undulating combing.

Historical period(s)
Tran, Later Le, Mac or Restored Later Le dynasty, 14th-17th century
Medium
Stoneware with thin iron wash and slight accumulation of fly-ash glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 30.5 x 25.5 cm (12 x 10 1/16 in)
Geography
Central Vietnam
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.137
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Hauge collection, iron wash, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), Mac dynasty (1527 - 1592), Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), Vietnam, wood-ash glaze, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1975 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Saigon (1972 or 1973-1975).

[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919-2013, 1923-2015)

Description

Jar of cylindrical form with broad shoulder tapering toward the flat base, short neck narrowing to the mouth.
Clay: medium-grey stoneware.
Glaze: thin iron wash and slight accumulation of fly-ash glaze.
Decoration: two grooves insided into neck (possibly using combing tool); two raised ridges applied to shoulder, alternating with bands of undulating combing.

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