Dean Frasché, collected in 1957 from Sawankhalok, Thailand. 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. 
 Curatorial Remark 5 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 ewer in shape of a goose (hamsa) with tail-shaped handle, bird-head spout, elongated neck with wide rim, carved foot
CLAY: reddish brown
GLAZE: green glaze with granular white occlusions, shinier on one side of bird than the other, probably underfired; glaze collecting in thick drops at foot; interior and base unglazed
DECORATION: incised detailing on head, wings, and tail; eyes added as relief modeling
CONDITION: broken beak/spout repaired with silvery metal
- Published References
- Charles Nelson Spinks. The Ceramic Wares of Siam., 2nd revised edition. Bangkok. .
- Collection Area(s)
- Southeast Asian Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum