Bowl

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Bowl with painted fish on interior

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under clear, colorless glaze
Style
Sukhothai ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.3 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (3 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)
Geography
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Sukhothai
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1992.51
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), clear glaze, fish, iron pigment, stoneware, Sukhothai ware, Thailand, white slip, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1966-70 to 1992
Ken J.J. Baars, acquired in Southeast Asia from a private source. [1]

From 1992
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ken J.J. Baars. [2]

Notes:

[1] According object record notes, Ken J.J. Baars acquired the bowl from a private source in Southeast Asia between 1966 and 1970 while he was working on geophysical fieldwork for the Royal Dutch Shell Company. It was shipped to Holland in 1970 with the rest of his collection when his contract with the Brunei Shell Company ended.

[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Ken J.J. Baars

Description

Bowl with painted fish on interior

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

Copyright with museum