A Vietnamese olive-green-glazed jar, 16th century

Lot 1561, A Vietnamese olive-green-glazed jar, 16th century. Estimate 1,500 — 2,500 USD. Photo Sotheby’s.

of ovoid form, incised with bands of scrolling foliage, the shoulder applied with four rope-twist lug handles, surrounding the lipped mouth. Height 13 1/4  in., 34.2 cm

Provenance: Jane Baum Interiors, New York, 6th February, 1980.
Acquired from the above by A. Alfred Taubman.

Note: A similar jar is illustrated in John Stevenson and John Guy, Vietnamese Ceramics: A Separate Tradition, Chicago, 1997, pl. 316.

Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016, 10:00 AM