Alms bowl

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Alms bowl of globular form with wide mouth, carved footring and a large black circular scar from tubular kiln support on recessed base. A crack extends from rim to base.
Clay: grey stoneware with black inclusions, oxidized to brownish grey.
Glaze: white with opalescent bluish tinge, matte inside, glossy outside, translucent; mouthrim and footring unglazed.
Decoration: none.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, late 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with white glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 16.1 x 22.9 cm (6 5/16 x 9 in)
Geography
North-central Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Sawankhalok kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.280
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

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

Alms bowl of globular form with wide mouth, carved footring and a large black circular scar from tubular kiln support on recessed base. A crack extends from rim to base.
Clay: grey stoneware with black inclusions, oxidized to brownish grey.
Glaze: white with opalescent bluish tinge, matte inside, glossy outside, translucent; mouthrim and footring unglazed.
Decoration: none.

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

Copyright with museum