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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 14.6 x 10.5 cm (5 3/4 x 4 1/8 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Sawankhalok kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, North-central Thailand
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Description:
Bottle with pear-shaped body, cup-shaped mouth and carved footring.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: black with blue and purple patches, glossy, thickly applied on the lower body; base unglazed.
Decoration: none.
Provenance:
Between 1967-1972/3 or 1972/3-1975 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Victor (1919-2013) and Takako Hauge (1923-2015), likely acquired in Bangkok, Thailand or Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam [1]
From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge [2]
Notes:
[1] Probably acquired when Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok, Thailand (from 1967 to 1972 or 1973) or Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam, (from 1972 or 1973 until 1975). Victor and Takako Hauge visited Osborne and Gratia on various occasions and probably acquired this object during one of their visits. See notes by Louise Cort, “Information transcribed from notes taken during visits to the home of Victor and Taka Hauge […] and the adjacent ‘Southeast Asia House,’ 1 June 2001. Conversation with Osborne (Bud) Hauge and with Victor and Taka Hauge,” dated 2001-2013, pp. 6-8, copy in object file.
When the Hauges acquired this object, they believed it to be Chinese; however, the Acquisition Justification states that the Chinese ceramics were “all acquired in Bangkok or Saigon.” See object list attached to Deed of Gift, dated October 16, 2005, copy in object file. See also “Acquisition Justification,” dated September 15, 2005, copy in object file. In 2005, the museum identified the object as originating from North-central Thailand. See memo “Curatorial Remarks Regarding Place of Origin,” dated April 14, 2005, copy in object file.
The Hauge family began collecting Asian paintings, sculpture, and ceramics in the late 1940s and would amass a large collection in the post-World War II years.
[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families. See Deed of Gift, dated October 16, 2005, copy in object file.
Research updated November 28, 2022
Collection:
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
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Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
glazed  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Hauge collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.246
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland 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/ye31af6fb98-585f-46da-b622-ecfb4586bb59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.246