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Fragment of the neck of a two-color glazed stoneware jar

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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th-16th century
  • Geography

    San Kamphaeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron and celadon glazes
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 0.7 x 4.8 x 4 cm (1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Shape: Fragment of the neck (apparently) of a moderately large glazed stoneware jar. Wheel thrown.The shard wall is 0.4 - 0.5 cm thick.
    Clay: The body consists of a moderately coarse, light-gray clay with many dark inclusions.
    Glaze: The glaze on the exterior of the shard is a finely crazed, pale seawater-green celadon while the inside of the shard is covered with a rich chocolate-brown iron glaze. The brown-glazed side of the shard is discolored, suggesting a problem during firing.
    Decoration: None.
    Marks: None.
  • Provenance

    To 1956
    Charles Nelson Spinks (1906-1980), collected in San Kamphaeng, Thailand. [1]
    From 1956
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Nelson Spinks. [2]
    [1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Charles Nelson Spinks (1906-1980)
  • Origin

    San Kamphaeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Nelson Spinks
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