Ewer with elephant-head spout

Vietnamese
Han-Viet period
1st–3rd century


Object Place: Thanh-hoa, 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. 3

Dimensions

10 9/16 x 9 in. (26.9 x 22.9 cm)

Accession Number

1991.988

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with ash glaze, molded, incised, and applied decoration, Thanh Hoa

On View

South and Southeast Asia Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Stoneware

Provenance

Between about 1978 and 1991, purchased by John Davidson Constable (b. 1927- d. 2016), Sherborn, MA; 1991, year-end gift of John Davidson Constable to the MFA. (Accession date: January 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of John D. Constable