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Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze; metal repair
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 x 7.2 x 10.9 cm (3 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
late 15th-mid 16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Description:
Small ewer in shape of a goose (hamsa) with tail-shaped handle, bird-head spout, elongated neck with wide rim, carved foot
CLAY: reddish brown
GLAZE: green glaze with granular white occlusions, shinier on one side of bird than the other, probably underfired; glaze collecting in thick drops at foot; interior and base unglazed
DECORATION: incised detailing on head, wings, and tail; eyes added as relief modeling
MARK: none
CONDITION: broken beak/spout repaired with silvery metal
Provenance:
From 1957
Dean Frasché, collected in 1957 from Sawankhalok, Thailand. [1]
To 1989
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. [2]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 5 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:
goose  Search this
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
celadon glaze  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number:
F1989.54
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/ye3f5a436b6-c32d-406b-af51-f9de65e3b37a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1989.54