Cooking pot with overall paddle-impressed texture and lid with incised decoration

Pot of compressed globular form with short neck, wide flaring mouth, round bottom and a conical lid with a lotus bud knob.
Clay: brown earthenware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: the lid is decorated with incised triangular designs radiating from the knob. The pot is paddled with a row of cross-hatchings on the shoulder, vertical stripes filled with diagonal lines on the body.

Historical period(s)
Nguyen dynasty, 19th-mid 20th century
Medium
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 21.8 x 27.1 cm (8 9/16 x 10 11/16 in)
Geography
Southern Vietnam, Mekong River Delta, Kien Giang province
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.190a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Cooking pot

Keywords
earthenware, Hauge collection, Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945), unglazed, Vietnam
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Pot of compressed globular form with short neck, wide flaring mouth, round bottom and a conical lid with a lotus bud knob.
Clay: brown earthenware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: the lid is decorated with incised triangular designs radiating from the knob. The pot is paddled with a row of cross-hatchings on the shoulder, vertical stripes filled with diagonal lines on the body.

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