Jar

citation

Small jar with short, straight neck, globular body, and inset base
CLAY: light gray with black speckles
GLAZE: clear, thin, lustrous, reaching below shoulder; interior unglazed
DECORATION: in underglaze iron; three rings around neck and shoulder; small dots over body with four largedots evenly spaced around body; two rings below shoulder coinciding with edge of glaze
MARK: none

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under translucent glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.9 x 3.9 x 3.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Geography
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.37
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), iron pigment, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
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 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 short, straight neck, globular body, and inset base
CLAY: light gray with black speckles
GLAZE: clear, thin, lustrous, reaching below shoulder; interior unglazed
DECORATION: in underglaze iron; three rings around neck and shoulder; small dots over body with four largedots evenly spaced around body; two rings below shoulder coinciding with edge of glaze
MARK: none

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

Copyright with museum