Dish

Blue and white dish with iron wash on broad base, raised edge of the narrow flat rim and footrim unglazed. Decorated with a multi-petaled flower and four leafy sprays on central medallion enclosed by petal border, alternating four-petaled flower and leafy tendril on cavetto, classic scroll on flat rim, large lotus panels on exterior.
Clay: light grey stoneware.

Historical period(s)
Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 7.8 x 37 cm (3 1/16 x 14 9/16 in)
Geography
Northern Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Nam Sach district, Chu Dau kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.91
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
clear glaze, cobalt pigment, flower, Hauge collection, iron wash, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), lotus, Mac dynasty (1527 - 1592), Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1975 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 2005

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Saigon (1972 or 1973-1975).

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

Blue and white dish with iron wash on broad base, raised edge of the narrow flat rim and footrim unglazed. Decorated with a multi-petaled flower and four leafy sprays on central medallion enclosed by petal border, alternating four-petaled flower and leafy tendril on cavetto, classic scroll on flat rim, large lotus panels on exterior.
Clay: light grey stoneware.

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