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Asian Art

Jar with Floral Decoration

late 15th–early 16th century

Stoneware with cobalt blue under a clear glaze

2 5/16 × 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (5.8 × 1.905 × 21 cm)
base (foot): 1 3/8 in. (3.493 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.194
Geography: 
Vietnam
Culture: 
Vietnamese
Period: 
Le dynasty (1428–1788)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated on the island of Palawan. Purchased May 3, 1968 by J. Crockett from dealer Eufemio de Castro.

Bibliography: 

Leandro V. Locsin and Cecilia Locsin, Oriental Ceramics Discovered in the Philippines (Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle Co., 1967).

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