Dish with deer

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Ken Baars, Surrey, UK, in 1985. Reputed to come from a princely family of Atjeh, North Sumatra, who migrated to the Netherlands after the war (WWII?).

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Dish with deer

  • Vietnamese, Le dynasty, 15th–16th century
Vietnam
Dimensions
9 x 44 cm (3 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stoneware with underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze polychrome-enamel decoration, My Xa kilns
Classification
Ceramics
Type
Vessel
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. 169
Accession Number
1985.334
On view
South and Southeast Asia - 176

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