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15th century

Later Le dynasty

Stoneware with white slip under colorless and copper-green glazes
H: 4.5 W: 7.8 D: 7.8 cm

Gift of Dean Frasché F1989.31

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Produced by copper, the fresh green color of the glaze on this cup is a distinctive feature of some northern Vietnamese ceramics. This bright color differs from the soft green of celadon glaze, which is tinted by a small percentage of iron.