Dish

Small shallow dish with plain rim on everted foot.
Clay: light gray, medium texture.
Glaze: translucent grayish-green glaze, coarsely crackled, covering inside and outside of dish and outside of foot; inside of foot unglazed. Surface of glaze abraded and worn on inside, especially near center.
Decoration: none.
Mark: single line incised across diameter of foot.

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Historical period(s)
Lan Na period, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Style
Kalong ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.1 x 7.8 x 7.8 cm (13/16 x 3 1/16 x 3 1/16 in)
Geography
Northern Thailand, Lampang province, Thung Hua subdistrict, Wang Nua district, Thung Hua kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1989.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
green glaze, Kalong ware, Lan Na period (1251 - 1774), stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1947
Dean Frasché, collected in 1947 from Batavia. [1]

To 1989
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché, Greenwich, Connecticut. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dean Frasché 1906-1994

Description

Small shallow dish with plain rim on everted foot.
Clay: light gray, medium texture.
Glaze: translucent grayish-green glaze, coarsely crackled, covering inside and outside of dish and outside of foot; inside of foot unglazed. Surface of glaze abraded and worn on inside, especially near center.
Decoration: none.
Mark: single line incised across diameter of foot.

Published References
  • Dean FraschĂ©. Southeast Asian Ceramics: Ninth through Seventeenth Centuries. New York. p. 82, fig. 49.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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