Said to have been found in Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). Acquired by vendor in 1972 from Dutch collector Adrianus Noe, an Indonesian citizen, who is said to have acquired the piece much earlier.
Asiatic Deaccession Fund
Vietnamese, Le dynasty, 16th century
Vietnam, found in Borneo
Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 179
16 x 33 cm (6 5/16 x 13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stoneware with underglaze cobalt blue and traces of polychrome enamels, molded and applied decoration