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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th century
  • Geography

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

    Stoneware with iron pigment under translucent glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 8 x 7 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Small conical cup with narrow mouth, plain rim, broad base, and carved foot
    CLAY: dark reddish-brown; circular black scar on base inside footrim
    GLAZE: milky, blue-gray where thick; covering outside over foot and bottom of inside; base unglazed
    DECORATION: in underglaze iron; four lines below rim; vinescrolls enclosing three large full-face flowers with twisting petals; four lines above the foot.
    MARK: none
  • Provenance

    From 1957
    Dean Frasché, collected in 1957 from Sawankhalok, 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

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

    Gift of Dean Frasché
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