Lime-paste pot with bail handle and molded decoration

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole at the shoulder, a broad overhead stripe handle, tall splayed foot and flat base. There are shell scars on the entire pot showing shells are used for stacking in the firing. Some lime residue inside the pot.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: abraded turquoise copper-tinted glaze (partially reduced to copper-red) with large pinholes.
Decoration: a molded floral rosette is applied on the top of the body, appendages attached at both ends of the handle.

Historical period(s)
Restored Later Le, Tay Son, or Nguyen dynasty, 18th-mid 20th century
Medium
Stoneware with copper-green alkali-silicate glaze
Style
Quang Duc ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 16.5 x 14.3 cm (6 1/2 x 5 5/8 in)
Geography
Central Vietnam, Phu Yen province, Tuy An district, Quang Duc village
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.159
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Lime pot

Keywords
alkali-silicate glaze, flower, glazed, Hauge collection, Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), Quang Duc ware, Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, Tay Son dynasty (1778 - 1802), Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1974 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

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

Notes:

[1] Object file. Purchased by Victor Hauge on 20 May 1974 at the shop of Mr. Lu at 100/80 B Nguyen Hue street, Gia Dinh district, Saigon.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Description

Lime pot of compressed globular form with a round hole at the shoulder, a broad overhead stripe handle, tall splayed foot and flat base. There are shell scars on the entire pot showing shells are used for stacking in the firing. Some lime residue inside the pot.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: abraded turquoise copper-tinted glaze (partially reduced to copper-red) with large pinholes.
Decoration: a molded floral rosette is applied on the top of the body, appendages attached at both ends of the handle.

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