Votive figure of a man holding a fighting cock

citation

Hand modelled male seated figure holding a cock against his chest.
Clay: light grey stoneware with black inclusions.
Glaze: celadon, glossy, transparent.
Decoration: none.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 10.6 x 5.6 x 5.1 cm (4 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 in)
Geography
North-central Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Ban Pa Yang kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.292
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: man with fighting cock

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), chicken, green glaze, man, 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

Hand modelled male seated figure holding a cock against his chest.
Clay: light grey stoneware with black inclusions.
Glaze: celadon, glossy, transparent.
Decoration: none.

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

Copyright with museum