Covered box with incised decoration

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Small glazed box, squat round in shape, with small knobbed lid. Glazed stoneware with incised floral and linear decoration, brown/black glaze and yellow glaze over white slip.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.8 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm (3 7/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in)
Geography
North-central Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1994.23a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box

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

From 1966-70 to 1994
Ken J.J. Baars, Surrey, England, acquired in Southeast Asia from a private source. [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ken J.J. Baars, Surrey, England. [2]

Notes:

[1] According object record notes, Ken J.J. Baars acquired the object 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 Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Ken J.J. Baars

Description

Small glazed box, squat round in shape, with small knobbed lid. Glazed stoneware with incised floral and linear decoration, brown/black glaze and yellow glaze over white slip.

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

Copyright with museum