Complete small oil lamp

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Crudely formed thick small dish with a heavy solid foot.
Clay: Grey stoneware with minute black inclusions.
Glaze: Clear glaze over a greyish-white slip on the interior. Base unglazed.
Decoration: None.

Historical period(s)
Lan Na period, 15th-17th century
Medium
Stoneware with slip under clear glaze
Style
San Kamphaeng ware
Dimensions
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Geography
Thailand, Chiangmai Province, San Kamphaeng, Vicinity of Wat Pa Tung kilns
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-2517
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Lamp (waster)

Keywords
clear glaze, Lan Na period (1251 - 1774), San Kamphaeng ware, slip, stoneware, Thailand
Provenance

1957
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington D.C., collected in the vicinity of Wat Pa Tung kilns, San Kamphaeng, Thailand. [1]

From 1957
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington D.C. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also John A. Pope Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906 - 1982

Description

Crudely formed thick small dish with a heavy solid foot.
Clay: Grey stoneware with minute black inclusions.
Glaze: Clear glaze over a greyish-white slip on the interior. Base unglazed.
Decoration: None.

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

Copyright with museum