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Bowl

Type
Bowl
Historical period(s)
Ly or Tran dynasty, 13th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 9 x 20 x 20 cm (3 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1968.59
Label
Celadon glaze appears on ceramics made in northern Vietnam as early as the first century. This bowl shows the distinctive celadon glaze developed by Vietnamese potters working with the pale gray, fine-grained clay of the Red River Delta.
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Celadon ware, green glaze, Ly dynasty (1009 - 1225), stoneware, Tran dynasty (1225 - 1400), Vietnam
Collection(s) Area
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resource(s)
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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