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Ewer
(13th century-14th century)

Medium
earthenware, glaze
Measurements
16.0 × 15.0 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Vietnam
Inscription
none
Accession Number
2010.330
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
Lobed ewer with five strap handles, incised band, spiral decorated spout, green glaze. Such ewers may have been used for water or wine with the strap handles serving to tie on a cover. The handle was non-functional; pouring would have required two hands around the ewer’s sides.