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At A Glance

  • Period

    15th-16th century
  • Geography

    Kalong kilns, Kalong, Chiang Rai province, Northern Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 6.4 x 28.4 cm (2 1/2 x 11 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Dish with flared rim, broad footring and recessed base. Two cracks on body.
    Clay: buff stoneware.
    Glaze: clear with greenish tinge, matte to low gloss; mouthrim, footrim and base unglazed.
    Decoration: painted in iron brown pigment over white slip; a flower encircled by double rings on central medallion, a band of flower petals on cavetto borderd by double lines, series of circular band below rim, a band with four panels on exterior.
  • Provenance

    From at least 1973 to 2005
    Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]
    From 2005
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005 [2]
    [1] Object file.
    Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok (1967-1972 or 1973).
    Major sources of acquisitions during this time were dealers in Bangkok, the weekend market in Bangkok, and vendors in Ayutthaya.
    [2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.
  • 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

    Kalong kilns, Kalong, Chiang Rai province, Northern Thailand
  • Credit Line

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

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