Jar with two ornamental lugs and applied decoration

Heavily potted jar with ovoid body, short neck, everted mouth, flat base and two nubs below neck at opposite sides.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: blackish brown, mottled, glossy, opaque; falls short of foot, base and interior unglazed.
Decoration: three raised bands round the shoulder as well as the lower body.

Historical period(s)
Lan Sang period or Champassak period, 17th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 69.7 x 49 cm (27 7/16 x 19 5/16 in)
Geography
Probably Southern Laos, Middle Mekong River network
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.144
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
brown and black glaze, Champassak period (1713 - 1946), Hauge collection, Lan Sang period (1271 - 1707), Laos, stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

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

From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Saigon (1972 or 1973-1975). According to Marie-France Dupoizat (see Published References), who visited the Hauges in the mid-1980s, the jars of this type were bought in Saigon in 1971.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919-2013, 1923-2015)
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

Heavily potted jar with ovoid body, short neck, everted mouth, flat base and two nubs below neck at opposite sides.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: blackish brown, mottled, glossy, opaque; falls short of foot, base and interior unglazed.
Decoration: three raised bands round the shoulder as well as the lower body.

Published References
  • Mark Hewitt Nancy Sweezy. The Potter's Eye: Art and Tradition in North Carolina Pottery. Chapel Hill, 2005. .
  • Marie-France Dupoizat. Recherches sur les Jarres en Asie du Sud-Est. L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. pp. 443-44.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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