Historical period(s)
Angkor period, 9th-12th century
Medium
Light gray stoneware with pale green glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 4.1 x 5.4 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/8 in)
Geography
Cambodia, Angkor, possibly Phnom Kulen kilns
Credit Line
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-6776
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Angkor period (802 - 1431), Cambodia, stoneware
Provenance

From 1954-57 to 2003
Private collector, purchased from a workman on the site of Angkor Wat sometime between 1954 and 1957. [1]

From 2003
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of private collector. [2]

Notes:

[1] The private collector acquired the jar within the precincts of Angkor Wat during one of many trips to Angkor while living in Saigon, Vietnam (1954-1957). A workman who was cleaning out of the two rectangular pools that flank the causeway leading to the temple showed the pot, which the collector bought from him. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918-2017

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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