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By 1996, purchased by Dr. John D. Constable, Hanoi, Vietnam; 2007, gift of Constable to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of John D. Constable

Vietnamese, Tran-Le dynasty, 14th–15th century

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. 185


Overall: 14.5 x 18.8 cm (5 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Stoneware with white wash, pale green and brown glaze, carved and painted decoration




Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware