Incense burner, Lê dynasty, 16th century. Stoneware with underglaze cobalt blue and traces of polychrome enamels, molded and applied decoration, 16 x 33 cm (6 5/16 x 13 in.). © 2016 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Provenance: Said to have been found in Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). Acquired by vendor in 1972 from Dutch collector Adrianus Noe, an Indonesian citizen, who is said to have acquired the piece much.
CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ: Truong, Philippe, The Elephant and the Lotus: Vietnamese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cat. 179