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Fragment of the neck and mouth of a large brown-glazed jar

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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th-16th century
  • Geography

    San Kamphaeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 1.7 x 6.3 x 6.2 cm (11/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Shape: Fragment of the neck and mouth of a large, iron-brown-glazed stoneware jar. In cross section the mouthrim is triangular in shape and is approximately 1.5 cm wide. The wall of the jar neck is approximately 0.6 cm thick.
    Clay: The body is of a coarse dark-gray clay with many black and white inclusions and a moderate number of small air pockets. The body of the vessel burned a light brick red where the thin glaze did not cover the ware completely.
    Glaze: The rich chocolate-brown glaze extends down the inside of the neck for approximately 5.0 cm. The glaze adhered to the outside of the neck less well than it did to the inside.
    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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