1967-1972/3 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Victor (1919-2013) and Takako Hauge (1923-2015), method of acquisition unknown 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge 
 Probably acquired when Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok, Thailand, from 1967 until 1972 or 1973. Victor and Takako Hauge visited Osborne and Gratia on various occasions and probably acquired this object during one of their visits. See notes by Louise Cort, “Information transcribed from notes taken during visits to the home of Victor and Taka Hauge […] and the adjacent ‘Southeast Asia House,’ 1 June 2001. Conversation with Osborne (Bud) Hauge and with Victor and Taka Hauge,” dated 2001-2013, pp. 6-8, copy in object file.
The Hauge family began collecting Asian paintings, sculpture, and ceramics in the late 1940s and would amass a large collection in the post-World War II years.
 Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families. See Deed of Gift, dated October 16, 2005, copy in object file.
Research updated December 14, 2022
- Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)
Victor and Takako Hauge (1919-2013, 1923-2015)
Box of globular form with carved footring and a lid with a lotus bud handle. A loss on the rim of the box. A black circular scar from tubular kiln support on the base.
Clay: light grey stoneware with black specks. An orange flush on the base where exposed during the firing process.
Glaze: transparent milky glaze with bluish patches, a ring of brown glaze round the knob of the lid. The flange, the interior of the box, the underside of the lid and the base are unglazed.
Decoration: painted in underglaze iron brown with two bands of vine scrolls bordered by series of rings on the body and the lid.
- Published References
- Louise Allison Cort, George Williams, David P. Rehfuss. Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia. Washington. .
- Collection Area(s)
- Southeast Asian Art
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