Dean Frasché, collected in 1959 from Sawankhalok kiln site, Thailand. 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. 
 Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
 See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
- Previous Owner(s)
Dean Frasché 1906 - 1994
Small round box with domed lid, mangosteen fruit stalk handle with four sepals, rounded base, flat bottom.
Clay: coarse, buff to orange, with black specks.
Glaze: clear, brittle glaze on outside of body and lid; caramel glaze on handle; matte brown glaze inside body; inside of lid, lower body, and base unglazed. Decomposition on body only; lid and body may not match.
Decoration: in iron pigment, under glaze. Two lines circling handle of lid; lower lid and upper body decorated with undulating line and circles; two lines below design, coinciding with lower edge of glaze.
- Published References
- Charles Nelson Spinks. Thai Cover Bowls of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. vol. 96, reprint. p. 239.
- Charles Nelson Spinks. A Reassessment of the Annamese Wares. vol. 64, 1976. pl. 5.
- Collection Area(s)
- Southeast Asian Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum