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Nguyễn Dynasty Stoneware Jar

Nguyễn Dynasty Stoneware Jar

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Nguyễn dynasty, 19th or early 20th century, Saigon, Vietnam

Fabulous cylindrical wheel thrown stoneware jar with incised horizontal lines below slightly everted rim. Flat base. Unglazed rough surface are covered thoroughly by shell encrustation. The Nguyễn dynasty was the last Vietnamese dynasty, which was preceded by the Nguyễn lords and ruled the unified Vietnamese state independently from 1802 to 1883 before being under French protectorate. During its existence, the empire expanded into modern-day southern Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos through a continuation of the centuries-long Nam tiến and Siamese–Vietnamese wars. 

Good condition. Age-related wear and signs of use. Intact without repairs. Minor nicks and chips. Heavy mineral deposits and unmelted wood ash in areas. Firing flaws and kiln grit. Size approx. 16,5cm x 11,3cm x 10,8cm. 

Provenance: Private collection from Finland

For a similar examples see:

Cylindrical jar with three ornamental lugs and incised decoration, National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian, Accession Number: S2004.203 (

Small storage container, National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian, Accession Number: S2018.59.2 (

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