Chu Đậu plate under “Lê sơ” dynasty

DIMENSION: Top mouth diameter: 23 cm; Height: 5 cm; Bottom base diameter: 17 cm

MATERIAL: Ceramic

PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE: Hand made

DESCRIPTION (PLASTIC ART, SCULPTURE, PAINTING DECORATION): Open mouth plate, mouth periphery edge with reliefs made in middle line, body wall made bended and beveled, low and flat bottom base. The plate is shallow and large open with two stylized figures of leaves and flowers. The periphery part is decorated with 4 flowers and 4 branches of leavessymmetrically arranged. This decoration is confined by two thin lines running between the periphery edge and the central bottom part. The outer wall part is decorated with artistically stylized figures of lotus leaves.

ACTUAL SITUATION: A slight split line (4.5 cm long) in middle part of the plate

ORIGIN: Vietnam

TIME: 15-th Century