- Historical period(s)
- Ming or Qing dynasty, late 16th-18th century
- Porcelain with pale blue transparent glaze
- Shaowu ware
- H x Diam (overall): 15.2 x 13.9 cm (6 x 5 1/2 in)
- China, Fujian province, Shaowu kilns
- Credit Line
- Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
- Accession Number
- "Gunpowder jar" or "bullet jar," with thick rim (lightly ground down), angular shoulder, bevelled foot and concave base. Luting ring mark at midpoint of body indicating that body was formed in two stages. Vessel is heavy for its size, with thick lower walls.
Clay: light grey stoneware.
Glaze: pale bluish-green, glossy, translucent, crazed; base unglazed.
Decoration: series of incised rings below neck.
From circa 1967-1973 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005
 Object file. Objects collected at this time by the Hauges largely came from dealers in Bangkok, the weekend market in Bangkok, and vendors in Ayutthaya.
- Former owner
- Victor and Takako Hauge (American (Victor died 2013, Takako died 2015))
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge ((1914-2004) and (died 2000))
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pale blue glaze, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Shaowu ware, WWII-era provenance
- Collection(s) Area
- Chinese Art
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum