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Dish

Type
Dish
Historical period(s)
Tran or Later Le dynasty, 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with clear glaze; iron wash on base
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 6.1 x 23.9 x 23.9 cm (2 3/8 x 9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Geography
Vietnam, Hai Duong province, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Purchase
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1995.14

From the late 1960s
Robert Griffing, acquired in Indonesia in the late 1960s [1]

John Menke, Scarsdale, NY, purchased from Robert Griffing [2]

Eric Zetterquist, New York City, held on consignment for John Menke [3]

From 1995
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Eric Zetterquist in 1995

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 12, Louise A. Cort, December 1, 1995, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Former owner
Betty and John R. Menke
Robert P. Griffing Jr.
Eric J. Zetterquist
On View Location
Sackler: Vietnam's Ceramics
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
flower, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), lotus, stoneware, 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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