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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Ken Baars, Surrey, UK, in 1985. Reputed to come from a princely family of Atjeh, North Sumatra, who migrated to the Netherlands after the war (WWII?).

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Vietnamese, Le dynasty, 15th–16th century

Object Place

Vietnam

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. 169

Dimensions

9 x 44 cm (3 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.334

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze polychrome-enamel decoration, My Xa kilns

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware