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Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 x 6.2 x 5.2 cm (1 5/8 x 2 7/16 x 2 1/16 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Ban Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Description:
Small figure of a nesting bird
Clay: medium brown stoneware with black speckles
Glaze: mottled iron glaze, ranging from ochre to chocolate in color, covering upper portion of figure, ending irregularly, partially covering base
Decoration: eyes applied as beads of clay
Mark: none
Provenance:
From 1964
Dean Frasché, purchased in 1964 from Sukhothai, Thailand. [1]
To 1989
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. [2]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Dean Frasché (1906-1994)
Topic:
bird  Search this
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number:
F1989.35
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/ye39edd9ce9-77ed-46e0-acb1-fdfb2c500086
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1989.35