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Jar with three horizontal lugs

Historical period(s)
Toungoo dynasty, late 16th-late 17th century
Stoneware with white slip under iron glaze; rattan
H x Diam (overall): 40 x 34 cm (15 3/4 x 13 3/8 in)
Burma, Possibly Mon State
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
1. (John Forbes, 25 April 1994) Very dark brown glaze falls short of base with some dripping and accumulation of glaze, wide everted mouth, three loop handles on shoulder connected with three non-contemporaneous split rattan handles, unglazed flat base exposes dark reddish brown clay, interior left unglazed, body decorated with two bands of rectangular panels framed by raised edges.

To 1994
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manila, to 1994 [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes in 1994


[1] According to Curatorial Note 7 in the object record.

Former owner
John Forbes
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel
brown and black glaze, Burma, Restored Toungoo dynasty (1527 - 1752), stoneware, white slip, WWII-era provenance
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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