Head of deva (thep phanom)


Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Stoneware with iron pigment under white glaze
Sawankhalok ware
H x W x D (overall): 9.7 x 6.4 x 6.1 cm (3 13/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 in)
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
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture


Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), iron pigment, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, white glaze, WWII-era 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]


[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.
According to Taka Hauge, the sources of the stucco heads and related works were the dealers Chai Ma and Peng Seng.

Chai Ma Antiques, 799-801 Silom Road, Bangkok 5, tel. 2364-390, 2364-408

Peng Seng, 942/1-3 Rama IV Road (corner of Suriwongse Road), Bangkok 10500

Previous Owner(s)

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

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

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