Two-part casting mold

Historical period(s)
Angkor period, 11th-13th century
Medium
Sandstone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.8 x 7.5 x 8.7 cm (1 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Geography
Thailand, Buriram province, Ban Kruat district
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Roy Galloway
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-S-96a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Casting mold

Keywords
Angkor period (802 - 1431), Thailand
Provenance

Excavated from kiln site no. 6, Ban Prasat Village, Ban Kruat district, Buriram province, Northeast Thailand. [1]

From 1973 to 1999
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Galloway, Easton, Maryland, purchased from a local villager from the Ban Kruat sites in Buriram province, Northeast Thailand. [2]

From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Galloway, Easton, Maryland. [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record. According to an email from Roy Galloway to Louise Cort in June 22, 1999, he believes they were dug up in the field from the Ban Kruat sites, but he did not see them recovered. Nor did he do the digging.

[2] See Curatorial Remarks 2 and 4 in the object record.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Galloway

Published References
  • Emma C. Bunker. Splendor and Sensuality in Angkor Period Khmer Jewelry. vol. 31, no. 3 Hong Kong, March 2000. p. 107.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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