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Covered jar
(11th century-13th century)

Medium
earthenware, glaze
Measurements
(a-b) 22.0 × 18.5 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Vietnam
Accession Number
2010.327.a-b
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Covered jar with lobed sides, strap handles, carved lotus petal band on shoulder and a round knob on lid, cream glaze. Clay from Battrang area. The work has had another pot fired inside it. This style of pot used in Japan as a water pot for tea ceremony.