Bottle with two vertical ring handles

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th century
  • Geography

    Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, North-central Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 18.6 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm (7 5/16 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    The bulbous jar has a narrow mouth and two small handles that extend from the mouth to the body. The brown glaze is fairly translucent and extends to an inch or two above the base. Incised concentric grooves on the upper body are filled with the glaze, and create decoration. The jar is wheel made, and the clay is a high fired stoneware.
  • Provenance

    From 1960s to 1994
    Ken J.J. Baars, Surrey, England, acquired in Indonesia. [1]
    From 1994
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ken J.J. Baars, Surrey, England. [2]
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 6 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ken J.J. Baars
  • Origin

    Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, North-central Thailand
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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