Water bottle

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Bottle composed of three sections above tall, splayed pedestal foot: Compressed globular body, shoulder and tubular neck tapered towards a chipped mouth. Several cracks on neck, a loss and a hole pierced through the footring.
Clay: light grey earthenware.
Glaze: none. Surface burnished and blackened by reduction firing.
Decoration: rows of roulette design encircled the neck and shoulder, four rows of dotted marks on pedestal foot; three incised horizontal lines on neck; one tier of carved lotus petals below neck, two tiers above ribbed body.

Historical period(s)
Kon-baung, Colonial, Luang Prabang, or Bangkok period, 19th-mid 20th century
Medium
Earthenware, blackened in firing
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 28.5 x 16.8 cm (11 1/4 x 6 5/8 in)
Geography
Burma, Laos, or Northern Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.208
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Water bottle

Keywords
Bangkok period (1782 - ), blackening, Burma, Colonial period (1886 - 1946), earthenware, Kon-baung period (1752 - 1885), Laos, lotus, Luang Prabang period (1707 - 1975), Thailand, unglazed, water
Provenance

From at least 1973 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok (1967-1972 or 1973). Major sources of acquisitions during this time were dealers in Bangkok, the weekend market in Bangkok, and vendors in Ayutthaya.

[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919 - 2013, 1923 - 2015)

Description

Bottle composed of three sections above tall, splayed pedestal foot: Compressed globular body, shoulder and tubular neck tapered towards a chipped mouth. Several cracks on neck, a loss and a hole pierced through the footring.
Clay: light grey earthenware.
Glaze: none. Surface burnished and blackened by reduction firing.
Decoration: rows of roulette design encircled the neck and shoulder, four rows of dotted marks on pedestal foot; three incised horizontal lines on neck; one tier of carved lotus petals below neck, two tiers above ribbed body.

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

Copyright with museum