Jar

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Small jar with tall straight neck, spherical body, and small flat base.
Clay: coarse, buff with black speckles.
Glaze: clear, lustrous, reaching below mid-point of body; interior and base unglazed.
Decoration: in underglaze iron; thick band around neck; two thin lines around shoulder and one thick line around lower body framing panel of four-petal floral figures alternating with leaf sprays.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.8 x 4.2 x 4.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in)
Geography
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.42
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), flower, 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 tall straight neck, spherical body, and small flat base.
Clay: coarse, buff with black speckles.
Glaze: clear, lustrous, reaching below mid-point of body; interior and base unglazed.
Decoration: in underglaze iron; thick band around neck; two thin lines around shoulder and one thick line around lower body framing panel of four-petal floral figures alternating with leaf sprays.
Mark: none.

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

Copyright with museum