Figure, head of a lion-dog or mythical beast

citation

Sherd of a lion-dog or mythical animal head, hollow. Finely molded.
Clay: buff clay.
Glaze: brown and greyish white.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron and white glazes
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.6 x 6.6 x 6.4 cm (2 3/16 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in)
Geography
Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
FSC-P-6394
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Figure: lion-dog or mythical beast

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), Sawankhalok ware, Thailand
Provenance

From 1970-72 to 2001
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 2001
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2001

Notes:

[1] Object file. Collected by Victor Hauge on visits to the U Thong kiln sites in Bangkok, Thailand.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (Victor died 2013, Takako died 2015)

Description

Sherd of a lion-dog or mythical animal head, hollow. Finely molded.
Clay: buff clay.
Glaze: brown and greyish white.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum