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Baluster jar

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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th-15th century
  • Geography

    Ban Bang Pun kilns, Suphanburi province, West-central Thailand
  • Material

    Unglazed stoneware
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 54 x 41.4 cm (21 1/4 x 16 5/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Baluster-shaped jar with tall, broad cylindrical neck, flanged mouth, disc-shaped flat base, and four nubs on shoulder.
    Clay: grey stoneware, blackened by reduction firing.
    Glaze: none.
    Decoration: stamped with a row of pointed designs above incised bands on lower neck; three bands of decoration with bosses, impressed slant lines and jabbed marks on upper shoulder, just above twelve groups of stamped vegetal design and one pointed design on shoulder; incised with inverted lotus panels, combed scallop lines and incsied bands on upper body.
  • 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
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    Ban Bang Pun kilns, Suphanburi province, West-central Thailand
  • Credit Line

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