Figure of a horse

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Figure of a miniature horse.
Clay: reddish-brown with black speckles.
Glaze: iron brown, over upper half of figure.
Decoration: modeled details of eyes, mane and tail, saddle.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 3.2 x 1.7 x 3.9 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Geography
North-central Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Ban Pa Yang kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.48
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: horse

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), brown and black glaze, horse, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1959 to 1989
Dean Frasché, Greenwich, CT, acquired at the Sawankhalok kiln site, Thailand, in 1959 [1]

From 1989
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Dean Frasché in 1989

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Dean Frasché 1906 - 1994

Description

Figure of a miniature horse.
Clay: reddish-brown with black speckles.
Glaze: iron brown, over upper half of figure.
Decoration: modeled details of eyes, mane and tail, saddle.
Mark: none.

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

Copyright with museum