Jar

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Small jar with upright neck, carinated shoulder, and flat base.
Clay: sandy stoneware, dark brown on surface, gray in core.
Glaze: iron-brown, thin, matte, heavily abraded and decomposed; stopping on outside just below shoulder; interior unglazed.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.
Condition: old chips in rim.

Historical period(s)
Lan Na period, 14th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
San Kamphaeng ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.7 x 5 x 5 cm (1 7/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in)
Geography
Thailand, Chiang Rai province, San Kamphaeng
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.33
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Lan Na period (1251 - 1774), San Kamphaeng ware, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1963
Dean Frasché, collected in 1963 from San Kamphaeng, Thailand. [1]

To 1989
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dean Frasché 1906 - 1994

Description

Small jar with upright neck, carinated shoulder, and flat base.
Clay: sandy stoneware, dark brown on surface, gray in core.
Glaze: iron-brown, thin, matte, heavily abraded and decomposed; stopping on outside just below shoulder; interior unglazed.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.
Condition: old chips in rim.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum