Peach-shaped vessel

Peach-shaped vessel

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Historical period(s)
Later Le, Mac, or Restored Later Le dynasty, mid 15th-mid 16th century
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
H x W x D: 2.9 x 5.2 x 4.7 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 7/8 in)
Northern Vietnam, Red River Delta kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


cobalt pigment, Later Le dynasty (1428 - 1527), Mac dynasty (1527 - 1592), Restored Later Le dynasty (1533 - 1782), stoneware, Vietnam

From 1965-69 to 2005
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman (1914-2005), acquired in Jakarta, Indonesia between 1965 and 1969. [1]

From 2005 to 2010
Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia, ownership transferred to Mrs. Lydman after the death of her husband, Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman. [2]

From 2010
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia. [3]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1. See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Janine Lydman
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman 1914-2005


Peach-shaped vessel

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort, George Williams, David P. Rehfuss. Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia. Washington. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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