Jar with eight lugs, incised and stamped decoration

Jar of ovoid form with angular shoulder, tall neck, flared mouth and flatten rim, slightly splayed foot and recessed base with a circular mark. Eight grooved loop handles on shoulder.
Clay: buff-grey stoneware.
Glaze: caramel brown, low gloss, transparent; falls short of foot.
Decoration: a row of stamped flower motifs alternate with loop handles on shoulder, right above a band of incised leafy scroll. Below this band is a row of stamped cloud collars. Two pairs of incised upright dragon confronting a flaming pearl in alternate with a lotus spray and a flower spray on body.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th-early 20th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 58.4 x 40.5 cm (23 x 15 15/16 in)
Geography
Southern Vietnam or China, Song Be province or Guangdong province
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.56
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
brown and black glaze, China, dragon, flower, Hauge collection, lotus, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware, Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From circa 1972-1975 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. This object was collected in Vietnam between 1972 or 1973 and 1975, while Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Saigon. The major sources were dealers in Saigon.

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 angular shoulder, tall neck, flared mouth and flatten rim, slightly splayed foot and recessed base with a circular mark. Eight grooved loop handles on shoulder.
Clay: buff-grey stoneware.
Glaze: caramel brown, low gloss, transparent; falls short of foot.
Decoration: a row of stamped flower motifs alternate with loop handles on shoulder, right above a band of incised leafy scroll. Below this band is a row of stamped cloud collars. Two pairs of incised upright dragon confronting a flaming pearl in alternate with a lotus spray and a flower spray on body.

Published References
  • Marie-France Dupoizat. Recherches sur les Jarres en Asie du Sud-Est. Paris. pp. 505-506.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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