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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 16th century
  • Geography

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

    Stoneware with iron glaze and iron pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 4.5 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Small bottle with elongated conical neck, flattened body, and carved foot.
    Clay: light gray with black speckles.
    Glaze: pale caramel-brown glaze over neck; clear glaze over body, ending above foot; interior and base unglazed; some scars in glaze.
    Decoration: in underglaze iron; multiple lines around base of neck and shoulder; band containing three abstract motifs suggestive of birds; three bands around body near foot.
  • 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 3 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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