Jar with four horizontal lugs

Jar of ovoid form with thick rolled lip, concave base, and four horizontal lugs on shoulder.
Clay: pinkish-buff stoneware.
Glaze: ochre brown, low gloss, opaque; falls short of the lower body; base unglazed.
Decoration: none.

Historical period(s)
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Quanzhou ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 18.4 x 16 cm (7 1/4 x 6 5/16 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Quanzhou, Quanzhou kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.39
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
brown and black glaze, China, Hauge collection, Quanzhou ware, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), stoneware, WWII-era provenance, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

From at least 1973 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok (1967-1972 or 1973).

[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919-2013, 1923-2015)

Description

Jar of ovoid form with thick rolled lip, concave base, and four horizontal lugs on shoulder.
Clay: pinkish-buff stoneware.
Glaze: ochre brown, low gloss, opaque; falls short of the lower body; base unglazed.
Decoration: none.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
SI Usage Statement

Usage Conditions Apply

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page.

The information presented on this website may be revised and updated at any time as ongoing research progresses or as otherwise warranted. Pending any such revisions and updates, information on this site may be incomplete or inaccurate or may contain typographical errors. Neither the Smithsonian nor its regents, officers, employees, or agents make any representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the information on the site. Use this site and the information provided on it subject to your own judgment. The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery welcome information that would augment or clarify the ownership history of objects in their collections.