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Medium:
Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.7 x 10.5 cm (2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Container
Origin:
Ban Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Description:
Low covered box with bud-shaped knob.
Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks.
Glaze: transparent and crackled; filmy blue where thick on outside; strong green where thick on inside of body.
Decoration: carved, incised, and painted in underglaze iron. Radiating leaves painted around knob; carved ridges on edges of lid repeated on body, framing painted chevron motifs.
Mark: none.
Provenance:
From ca. 1968
Dorothy M. Slak, acquired ca. 1968 from Jakarta, Indonesia. [1]
From 1986
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dorothy M. Slak, Sarasota, Florida. [2]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Ms. Dorothy M. Slak
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dorothy M. Slak
Accession Number:
F1986.50a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
F|S Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30d7a6c7b-276f-420a-ab4f-cdbf6cbade45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1986.50a-b