Bottle

Bottle of globular form with cylindrical neck, flared mouth and slightly concave underside. A repair on the mouthrim. Shell scars on the upper half of the body. The shells are possibly used as stacking tools in the firing.
Clay: red clay.
Glaze: dark brown, glossy, opaque, sticky, marred with many pinholes.
Decoration: none.

Historical period(s)
Restored Later Le, Tay Son, or Nguyen dynasty, 18th-mid 20th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Quang Duc ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 17.6 x 18.8 cm (6 15/16 x 7 3/8 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
S2005.162
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
glazed, Hauge collection, Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), Quang Duc ware, Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), Tay Son dynasty (1778 - 1802), Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Bottle of globular form with cylindrical neck, flared mouth and slightly concave underside. A repair on the mouthrim. Shell scars on the upper half of the body. The shells are possibly used as stacking tools in the firing.
Clay: red clay.
Glaze: dark brown, glossy, opaque, sticky, marred with many pinholes.
Decoration: none.

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