Bowl

Bowl with flared rim, round wall, straight foot, deep recessed base coated with brown wash. Four triangular spur marks on interior bottom.
Clay: buff-grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear, matte, transparent; base unglazed.
Decoration: painted in underglaze cobalt blue over white slip; a chrysanthemum spray encircled by a ring on central medallion, a band of classic scroll inside the rim, cloud scroll round the exterior body.

Historical period(s)
Tran or Later Le dynasty, 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment and white slip under clear glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 8.1 x 17.4 cm (3 3/16 x 6 7/8 in)
Geography
Northern Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.88
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
chrysanthemum, clear glaze, cloud, cobalt pigment, Hauge collection, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), Vietnam, white slip, 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, straight foot, deep recessed base coated with brown wash. Four triangular spur marks on interior bottom.
Clay: buff-grey stoneware.
Glaze: clear, matte, transparent; base unglazed.
Decoration: painted in underglaze cobalt blue over white slip; a chrysanthemum spray encircled by a ring on central medallion, a band of classic scroll inside the rim, cloud scroll round the exterior body.

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