Jar with incised decoration and lid

citation

Globular jar with tall neck, slightly flared mouth, splayed foot, a black circular scar from tubular kiln support on recessed base; covered by a conical lid with a lotus bud knob.
Clay: coarse, light grey stoneware with black inclusions; oxidized to reddish brown where not covered by tubular kiln support.
Glaze: greyish green, low gloss, translucent, crazed; falls short above foot. Underside of the lid unglazed; glaze wiped off from rim of the jar.
Decoration: incised bands on shoulder as well as on lid.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 13.8 x 10.6 cm (5 7/16 x 4 3/16 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
S2005.287a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), green glaze, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, 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

Globular jar with tall neck, slightly flared mouth, splayed foot, a black circular scar from tubular kiln support on recessed base; covered by a conical lid with a lotus bud knob.
Clay: coarse, light grey stoneware with black inclusions; oxidized to reddish brown where not covered by tubular kiln support.
Glaze: greyish green, low gloss, translucent, crazed; falls short above foot. Underside of the lid unglazed; glaze wiped off from rim of the jar.
Decoration: incised bands on shoulder as well as on lid.

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

Copyright with museum