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Blue-and-white storage jar

Kiln Unknown, Vietnam

Artwork Details

Blue-and-white storage jar
13th century - 15th century
Kiln Unknown, Vietnam
stoneware with blue underglaze painting
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (6.2 x 6.3 x 6.3 cm)
Gift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter Collection
2002/2.21

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Subject Matter:

A small jar.

Physical Description:

A small, flat-bottomed stoneware jar, with nearly straight sides flaring out to shoulders only slightly broader than the base, and narrowing to a short neck with an everted rim. The decoration consists of broad horizontal bands of cobalt blue pigment at the base, on the shoulder, and at the neck. The overall glaze, normally a whitish color, is a light brown here, possibly because of less than ideal conditions in the kiln.

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