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Vessel in the form of a stupa

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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th-16th century
  • Geography

    Wang Nua kilns, Wang Nua, Lampang province, Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with wood-ash glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 33.6 x 18 cm (13 1/4 x 7 1/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Stupa-shaped vessel with base (a) and tower (b)
    Clay: buff stoneware.
    Glaze: wood-ash.
    Decoration: none.
  • Provenance

    From at least 1973 to 2005
    Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
    From 2005
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005
    [1] Curatorial notes: This object was collected in Thailand between 1967 and 1972 or 1973, while Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok.
    Gift to Victor Hauge from dealer Peng Seng, after Dean Frasche picked up the piece unaware that it was in two parts, dropped it and broke it.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Taking Shape: Ceramics in Southeast Asia (April 1, 2007 to December 4, 2011)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
  • Origin

    Wang Nua kilns, Wang Nua, Lampang province, Thailand
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
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