Jar with combed decoration

Jar of globular form with short neck, rolled lip and flat base.
Clay: brown earthenware (possibly underfired stoneware) with white inclusions.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: wide band of rings incised on the shoulder using combing tool.

Historical period(s)
Nguyen dynasty, 19th-early 20th century
Medium
Unglazed stoneware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 17.5 x 17.9 cm (6 7/8 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Southern Vietnam
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.179
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Hauge collection, Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), stoneware, unglazed, Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Jar of globular form with short neck, rolled lip and flat base.
Clay: brown earthenware (possibly underfired stoneware) with white inclusions.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: wide band of rings incised on the shoulder using combing tool.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort, George Williams, David P. Rehfuss. Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia. Washington. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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