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?).
Charles Bain Hoyt Fund
Vietnamese, Le dynasty, 15th–16th century
Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 169
9 x 44 cm (3 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stoneware with underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze polychrome-enamel decoration, My Xa kilns