Jar

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Small jar with short, upright neck, ridge below neck, high shoulder, rounded body, and carved foot.
Clay: buff, fine-grained, with some black speckles.
Glaze: very thin, milky glaze over body. Caramel brown glaze on neck and used to apply dots over entire body. Base and interior unglazed.
Decoration: dots of caramel-brown glaze over body.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, early 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with white and iron glazes
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.1 x 3.7 x 3.7 cm (1 1/4 x 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 in)
Geography
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Ban Pa Yang kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.39
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), brown and black glaze, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, white glaze, 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 4 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, upright neck, ridge below neck, high shoulder, rounded body, and carved foot.
Clay: buff, fine-grained, with some black speckles.
Glaze: very thin, milky glaze over body. Caramel brown glaze on neck and used to apply dots over entire body. Base and interior unglazed.
Decoration: dots of caramel-brown glaze over body.
Mark: none.

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

Copyright with museum