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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 16th century
  • Geography

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

    Stoneware with white and iron glazes
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 3.1 x 3.7 x 3.7 cm (1 1/4 x 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Small jar with short, upright neck, ridge below neck, high shoulder, rounded body, and carved foot.
    Clay: buff, fine-grained, with some black speckles.
    Glaze: very thin, milky glaze over body. Caramel brown glaze on neck and used to apply dots over entire body. Base and interior unglazed.
    Decoration: dots of caramel-brown glaze over body.
    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]
    [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

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

    Gift of Dean Frasché
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