Peach-shaped vessel

Peach-shaped vessel

Historical period(s)
Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty, mid 15th-mid 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.9 x 5.2 x 4.7 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 7/8 in)
Geography
Northern Vietnam, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2010.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vessel

Keywords
cobalt pigment, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), Mac dynasty (1527 - 1592), Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, Vietnam, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1965-69 to 2005
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman (1914-2005), acquired in Jakarta, Indonesia between 1965 and 1969. [1]

From 2005 to 2010
Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia, ownership transferred to Mrs. Lydman after the death of her husband, Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman. [2]

From 2010
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia. [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1. See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Janine Lydman
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman 1914-2005

Description

Peach-shaped vessel

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