Head of a singh, or mythical lion

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Historical period(s)
Dvaravati period, 8th-9th century
Medium
Stucco molded over a chunk of brick
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 14.3 x 11.3 x 11.8 cm (5 5/8 x 4 7/16 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.451
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900), lion, mythological animal, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

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

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

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok (1967-1972 or 1973). They were visited on various occasions by Victor and Taka Hauge. 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 (Victor died 2013, Takako died 2015)

Published References
  • Pierre Dupont. L'Archeologie Mone de Dvaravati. Paris. .
  • Pamela Gutman Bob Hudson. Pyu Stucco at Pagan. vol. 14, no. 4, December 2005. pp. 20-22.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum