Covered box

Polychrome covered box with moulded body, flattened cover, short carved footring and recessed base. Decorated in underglaze blue and degraded overglaze red and green enamel with a roundel enclosing only traces of design on flattened cover, six vertical panels on body.
Clay: light creamy-grey stoneware.

Historical period(s)
Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze and enamels over glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 7.5 x 9.9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 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
S2005.99a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Covered box

Keywords
clear glaze, cobalt pigment, enamel, Hauge collection, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), 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, 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).

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

Polychrome covered box with moulded body, flattened cover, short carved footring and recessed base. Decorated in underglaze blue and degraded overglaze red and green enamel with a roundel enclosing only traces of design on flattened cover, six vertical panels on body.
Clay: light creamy-grey stoneware.

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