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Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Asiatic Deaccession Fund

Vietnamese, Le dynasty, 16th century

Object Place

Vietnam, found in Borneo

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. 179

Dimensions

16 x 33 cm (6 5/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2003.70

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with underglaze cobalt blue and traces of polychrome enamels, molded and applied decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware