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At A Glance

  • Period

    11th-14th century
  • Geography

    Buriram province, Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with brown iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 5 x 5.7 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    From 1954-57 to 2003
    Private collector, purchased from a workman on the site of Angkor Wat sometime between 1954 and 1957. [1]
    From 2003
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of private collector. [2]
    [1] The private collector acquired the jar within the precincts of Angkor Wat during one of many trips to Angkor while living in Saigon, Vietnam (1954-1957).
    A workman who was cleaning out of the two rectangular pools that flank the causeway leading to the temple showed the pot, which the collector bought from him. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

  • Origin

    Buriram province, Thailand
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Anonymous Donor
  • Type

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