Oil Lamp

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Oil lamp with a dish-shaped container and a stalk rising from the centre, a repair on rim, kiln debris fused to the interior.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: olive-green; rim and base unglazed.
Blue plastic tape with inscriptions “SK” on base.

Historical period(s)
Lan Na period, 15th-17th century
Medium
Stoneware with green glaze
Style
San Kamphaeng ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 14.8 x 13.9 x 13.9 cm (5 13/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in)
Geography
Thailand, Chiang Mai, San Kamphaeng
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
FSC-P-6659
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Lamp (waster)

Keywords
green glaze, Lan Na period (1251 - 1774), San Kamphaeng ware, stoneware, 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)
Sarah M. Bekker 1923 - 2013

Description

Oil lamp with a dish-shaped container and a stalk rising from the centre, a repair on rim, kiln debris fused to the interior.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: olive-green; rim and base unglazed.
Blue plastic tape with inscriptions "SK" on base.

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

Copyright with museum