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Inkstone in the shape of a tortoise

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Provenance

Collected by the donor in Vietnam in 1989 or slightly earlier

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

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. 190

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 18 cm (2 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.746

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with white glaze, carved and incised decoration, Chu dau kilns

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware