27 février 2017

Bowl, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Bowl,  Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with white slip and iron and cobalt pigments under clear glaze; iron wash on the base. H x W x D: 7.5 x 16.9 x 16.9 cm (2 15/16 x 6 5/8 x 6 5/8 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.9 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution

27 février 2017

Dish with foliate rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, second half 14th-early 15th century

Dish with foliate rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, second half 14th-early 15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under transparent glaze; iron wash on base. H x W x D: 2.9 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm (1 1/8 x 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.12 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
27 février 2017

Saucer, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Saucer, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with iron decoration under ivory glaze; iron wash on base. H x W x D: 3 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm (1 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.11 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
27 février 2017

Dish, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Dish, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under clear glaze; iron wash on the base. H x W x D: 3.8 x 12.1 x 21.1 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 8 5/16 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.10 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
26 février 2017

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with ivory glaze; iron wash on base. H x W x D: 3.8 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.13 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution 
26 février 2017

Pillow in the form of a tortoise, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-15th century

Pillow in the form of a tortoise, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with iron pigment under translucent (underfired) glaze, iron oxide wash on base. H x W x D: 9.8 x 12.1 x 16.7 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 9/16 in). Gift of Dean Frasché, Freer Gallery of Art, F1985.37a-b © 2017 Smithsonian Institution This pillow was excavated from the site of an abandoned Buddhist monastery in Bangkok.