Bowl

Bowl with flared rim, round wall, splayed foot and recessed base.
Clay: light buff-grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear, transparent, glossy. Five triangular spur marks on interior bottom.
Decoration: painted in low-grade cobalt that contained a high amount of iron, with a chrysanthemum spray encircled by a ring on central medallion; a band of scrolls inside the rim; cloud band on exterior. Brown iron slip brushed on base inside footrim.

Historical period(s)
Tran dynasty, late 14th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron slip and cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 8 x 16.4 cm (3 1/8 x 6 7/16 in)
Geography
Northern Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.86
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
chrysanthemum, clear glaze, cloud, cobalt pigment, iron wash, stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), 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). Curatorial remarks indicate that some of the Northern Vietnamese pieces were acquired from Mr. Goh in Singapore or from Christie's New York.

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

Bowl with flared rim, round wall, splayed foot and recessed base.
Clay: light buff-grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear, transparent, glossy. Five triangular spur marks on interior bottom.
Decoration: painted in low-grade cobalt that contained a high amount of iron, with a chrysanthemum spray encircled by a ring on central medallion; a band of scrolls inside the rim; cloud band on exterior. Brown iron slip brushed on base inside footrim.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum