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, mid 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, 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
F|S Southeast Asia
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum