Jar with four horizontal lugs and incised decoration

Jar of ‘olive’ form with tapered neck towards wide mouth with rounded rim, coarse flat base. Four horizontal grooved lug-handles with moulded circular ends on shoulder.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: iron blackish brown with lustre, mottled, glossy, opaque; blistering caused possibly by gases escaping from the clay or glaze during firing.
Decoration: four moulded circular applique alternate with the handles that have the same decoration at both ends. Three raised bands above the lug-handles. Below the handles is a band of incised vegetal scroll followed by a band of incised floral scroll. Six bands of incised undulating linese alternate with horizontal lines on lower body.

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): 53.9 x 33 cm (21 1/4 x 13 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
Accession Number
S2005.175
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
flower, glazed, 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 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).

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

Jar of 'olive' form with tapered neck towards wide mouth with rounded rim, coarse flat base. Four horizontal grooved lug-handles with moulded circular ends on shoulder.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: iron blackish brown with lustre, mottled, glossy, opaque; blistering caused possibly by gases escaping from the clay or glaze during firing.
Decoration: four moulded circular applique alternate with the handles that have the same decoration at both ends. Three raised bands above the lug-handles. Below the handles is a band of incised vegetal scroll followed by a band of incised floral scroll. Six bands of incised undulating linese alternate with horizontal lines on lower body.

Published References
  • Marie-France Dupoizat. Recherches sur les Jarres en Asie du Sud-Est. L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. pp. 503-504.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum