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Provenance

By 1948, Ngo Quynh Dieu, Ris-Orangis, Essonne, France; by inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. Nguyen Guyn Anh, Hochiminhville, Vietnam [see note 1]; by 1995, possibly purchased by Dr. John D. Constable, Hanoi, Vietnam or gift of Mrs.Nguyen Guynh Anh, Hochihminhville, Vietnam to Dr. John D. Constable; 2007, gift of Constable to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2007) NOTES [1] By 1948, Ngo Quynh Dieu, Ris-Orangis, Essonne, France; by inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. Nguyen Guyn Anh, Hochiminhville, Vietnam; by 1985, given by Mrs. Anh to Dr. John D. Constable, Sherborn, MA; gift of Constable to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of John D. Constable

Vietnamese, Ly dynasty, 12th–13th 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. 7

Dimensions

4.5 x 4.6 cm (1 3/4 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.395

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with ivory wood-ash glaze, carved decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware