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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th century
  • Geography

    Ban Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, North-central Thailand
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze and iron pigment under translucent glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 10.9 x 13.1 cm (4 5/16 x 5 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2005.288a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2005.288a-b

Object Details

  • Description

    Box of globular form with carved footring and a lid with a lotus bud handle. A loss on the rim of the box. A black circular scar from tubular kiln support on the base.
    Clay: light grey stoneware with black specks. An orange flush on the base where exposed during the firing process.
    Glaze: transparent milky glaze with bluish patches, a ring of brown glaze round the knob of the lid. The flange, the interior of the box, the underside of the lid and the base are unglazed.
    Decoration: painted in underglaze iron brown with two bands of vine scrolls bordered by series of rings on the body and the lid.
  • Provenance

    1967-1972/3 to 2005
    Mr. and Mrs. Victor (1919-2013) and Takako Hauge (1923-2015), method of acquisition unknown [1]
    From 2005
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Probably acquired when Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok, Thailand, from 1967 until 1972 or 1973. Victor and Takako Hauge visited Osborne and Gratia on various occasions and probably acquired this object during one of their visits. See notes by Louise Cort, “Information transcribed from notes taken during visits to the home of Victor and Taka Hauge […] and the adjacent ‘Southeast Asia House,’ 1 June 2001. Conversation with Osborne (Bud) Hauge and with Victor and Taka Hauge,” dated 2001-2013, pp. 6-8, copy in object file.
    The Hauge family began collecting Asian paintings, sculpture, and ceramics in the late 1940s and would amass a large collection in the post-World War II years.
    [2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families. See Deed of Gift, dated October 16, 2005, copy in object file.
    Research updated
    December 14, 2022
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    Ban Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, North-central Thailand
  • Credit Line

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

    Container
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