05 janvier 2017

Ewer with incised lotus collar around opening, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Ewer with incised lotus collar around opening, incised bands on body, spiral decorated spout, ribbed strap handle, carved vegetal scrolling, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, green glaze, 21.0 × 19.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.329 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne The wood-ash and iron glaze is fired in a reducing atmosphere.

05 janvier 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Lobed ewer with five strap handles, incised band, spiral decorated spout, green glaze, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, glaze,  16.0 × 15.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.330 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Such ewers may have been used for water or wine with the strap handles serving to tie on a cover. The handle was non-functional; pouring would have required two hands around the ewer’s sides.
05 janvier 2017

Straight-sided bowl, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Straight-sided bowl, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century. Stoneware, cream-brown glaze with moulded dimples around outside incised pattern,  9.0 × 14.2 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.334 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
04 janvier 2017

Bowl with small foot ring, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Bowl with small foot ring, moulded and carved lotus petals on exterior, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, brown/green glaze, 6.5 × 16.5 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.338 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 
04 janvier 2017

Bowl with ribbed decoration on outside, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Bowl with ribbed decoration on outside, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, light brown glaze, 6.0 × 14.5 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.339 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
04 janvier 2017

Bowl with small foot ring, carved lotus petals on exterior, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Bowl with small foot ring, carved lotus petals on exterior, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, green glaze, 6.5 × 15.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.337 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

04 janvier 2017

Round dish carved with radiating petal-like motif, Vietnam, Hanoi, 13th century-14th century

Round dish carved with radiating petal-like motif, raised scalloped rim, central unglazed circular band. Vietnam, Hanoi, 13th century-14th centuryStoneware, 5.2 × 21.3 cm diameter. Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Governor, 1998, 1998.243 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 
04 janvier 2017

Bowl with small foot ring, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Bowl with small foot ring, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, cream glaze, with splashed dark brown iron oxide glaze, 12.0 × 15.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.341 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
04 janvier 2017

Bowl with small foot ring, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Bowl with small foot ring, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, cream glaze with splashed dark brown iron oxide glaze markings, 6.5 × 17.5 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.342 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 
04 janvier 2017

Bowl with small foot ring, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Bowl with small foot ring, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, unembellished green glaze, 7.0 × 11.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.340 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne