Jar with four vertical lugs and incised decoration

Jar of ovoid form with rounded shoulder tapered towards foot and flat base, long neck, flared mouth with rolled rim, four grooved loop handles with pressed ends on shoulder.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: red-brown, glossy, marred by many pinholes and seashell scars, blistering on neck and mouth; unglazed interior.
Decoration: decorated with seven bands of incised decoration begin from shoulder down to the foot: Flower heads in the first band, stylised ‘bird in flight’ design and undulating lines in the second band, flower head alternate with leafy spray in the central band, four bands of undulating lines on foot.

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): 51.7 x 30.4 cm (20 3/8 x 11 15/16 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
S2005.176
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
bird, brown and black glaze, flower, 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 ovoid form with rounded shoulder tapered towards foot and flat base, long neck, flared mouth with rolled rim, four grooved loop handles with pressed ends on shoulder.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: red-brown, glossy, marred by many pinholes and seashell scars, blistering on neck and mouth; unglazed interior.
Decoration: decorated with seven bands of incised decoration begin from shoulder down to the foot: Flower heads in the first band, stylised 'bird in flight' design and undulating lines in the second band, flower head alternate with leafy spray in the central band, four bands of undulating lines on foot.

Published References
  • Marie-France Dupoizat. Recherches sur les Jarres en Asie du Sud-Est. L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. pp. 76, 501-502.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum