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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 15th-16th century
  • Geography

    Ban Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron and opaque white glazes
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 8.2 x 9.8 x 9.8 cm (3 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1986.48a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1986.48a-b

Object Details

  • Description

    Covered box with flattened lid and bud-shaped knob.
    Clay: light gray stoneware with black flecks.
    Glaze: extremely thin, transparent.
    Decoration: incised and painted in iron: vinescroll on top of lid; chevrons on shoulder of lid; vinescroll on body.
    Mark: none.
  • Provenance

    From ca. 1968
    Dorothy M. Slak, acquired ca. 1968 from Jakarta, Indonesia. [1]
    From 1986
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dorothy M. Slak, Sarasota, Florida. [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Curatorial Remark 6 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
    Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ms. Dorothy M. Slak
  • Origin

    Ban Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Dorothy M. Slak
  • Type

    Container
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