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Figure of a nesting bird

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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th century
  • Geography

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

    Stoneware with iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 4.1 x 6.2 x 5.2 cm (1 5/8 x 2 7/16 x 2 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1989.35
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1989.35

Object Details

  • Description

    Small figure of a nesting bird
    Clay: medium brown stoneware with black speckles
    Glaze: mottled iron glaze, ranging from ochre to chocolate in color, covering upper portion of figure, ending irregularly, partially covering base
    Decoration: eyes applied as beads of clay
    Mark: none
  • Provenance

    From 1964
    Dean Frasché, purchased in 1964 from Sukhothai, Thailand. [1]
    To 1989
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
    Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dean Frasché (1906-1994)
  • Origin

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

    Gift of Dean Frasché
  • Type

    Sculpture
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