21 février 2017

Jar with stamped and punctated decoration, Vietnam, Hán Việt or Vạn Xuân period, 200-600 CE

Jar with stamped and punctated decoration, Vietnam, Hán Việt or Vạn Xuân period, 200-600 CE. Earthenware. H x Diam (overall): 9.5 x 11.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/2 in). Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, S2004.128 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution

18 février 2017

Tripod vessel with lid, Vietnam, Hán Việt period, 2nd-3rd century

Tripod vessel with lid, Vietnam, Hán Việt period, 2nd-3rd century. Unglazed stoneware with drops of ash glaze. H x Diam (overall): 17.5 x 15.6 cm (6 7/8 x 6 1/8 in). The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, RLS1997.48.1749a-b © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
18 février 2017

Ewer with elephant-head spout, Thanh-hoa, Vietnam, Hán Việt period, 1st–3rd century

Ewer with elephant-head spout, Thanh-hoa, Vietnam, Hán Việt period, 1st–3rd century. Stoneware with ash glaze, molded, incised, and applied decoration, Thanh Hoa, 10 9/16 x 9 in. (26.9 x 22.9 cm). Given to the MFA by an anonymous donor in 1991, 1991.988 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston   CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ: Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 3
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18 février 2017

Covered jar (guan), Vietnam, Hán Việt period, late 3rd century

Covered jar (guan), Vietnam, Hán Việt period, late 3rd century. Stoneware with white and green ash glaze, molded and applied handles, 7 11/16 x 7 1/2 in. (19.5 x 19 cm ). Gift of John D. Constable, 1989.803a-b © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston   CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ: Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 5
18 février 2017

Hu vase, Vietnam, Hán Việt period, 1st–3rd century

Hu vase, Vietnam, Hán Việt period, 1st–3rd century. Stoneware with green wood ash glaze; molded and raised decoration, 9 5/8 x 6 11/16 in. (24.4 x 17 cm). Gift of John D. Constable, 1989.740 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston   CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ: Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 2
07 février 2017

“Lucky Money” Têt Stamp, Vietnam, circa 19th century

“Lucky Money” Têt Stamp, hardwood with original polychrome, Vietnam, circa 19th century. (Primary Source) Height on stand: 16.50” Width: 9.50”. This stamp was used to create "lucky money" for the celebrations on Tết Nguyên Đán, more commonly called Tet - the Vietnamese New Year. Children are given red envelopes containing lucky money such as this stamp was used to create. This tradition is known as mừng tuổi (happy new age) in the northern parts of Vietnam and lì xì in the south. Primary Source
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07 février 2017

“Lucky Money” Têt Stamp, Vietnam, circa 19th century

“Lucky Money” Têt Stamp, hardwood with original polychrome, Vietnam, circa 19th century. (Primary Source) Height on stand: 16.50” Width: 9.50”. This stamp was used to create "lucky money" for the celebrations on Tết Nguyên Đán, more commonly called Tet - the Vietnamese New Year. Children are given red envelopes containing lucky money such as this stamp was used to create. This tradition is known as mừng tuổi (happy new age) in the northern parts of Vietnam and lì xì in the south. Primary Source
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04 février 2017

Bowl, Vietnam, Ly-Tran Dynasty, 12th–13th century

Bowl, Vietnam, Ly-Tran Dynasty, 12th–13th century. Stoneware with straw-colored glaze, impressed decoration, five spur marks, 2 15/16 x 7 in. (7.5 x 17.8 cm). Gift of John D. Constable, 1989.756 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston   CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ: Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 22.  
04 février 2017

Dish, Vietnam, Ly-Tran Dynasty, 12th–14th century

Dish, Vietnam, Ly-Tran Dynasty, 12th–14th century. Stoneware with yellow-green (straw-colored) glaze, carved and molded decoration, four spur marks, 1 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (3.5 x 14.9cm). Given to the MFA by an anonymous donor in 1989, 1989.748 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston   CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ: Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 15.
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04 février 2017

Bowl, Vietnam, Ly-Tran Dynasty, 12th–14th century

Bowl, Vietnam, Ly-Tran Dynasty, 12th–14th century. Stoneware with green glaze, molded decoration, five spur marks, 2 9/16 x 6 1/2 in. (6.5 x 16.5 cm). Given to the MFA by an anonymous donor in 1989, 1989.793 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ: Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 16 and 18.