Jar with incised decoration

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Small jar with short neck, ridge at base of neck, cylindrical body, and carved foot.
Clay: light gray with black speckles.
Glaze: mottled caramel brown, reaching down to near foot; interior and base unglazed.
Decoration: incised ridge at base of neck.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.1 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in)
Geography
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Accession Number
F1989.50
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1957
Dean Frasché, collected in 1957 from Sawankhalok, 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 neck, ridge at base of neck, cylindrical body, and carved foot.
Clay: light gray with black speckles.
Glaze: mottled caramel brown, reaching down to near foot; interior and base unglazed.
Decoration: incised ridge at base of neck.
Mark: none.

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

Copyright with museum