Cup

Object was accepted as part of former number S1996.121a-c: Pedestal-footed bowl with interior stand, small cup, and conical lid, originally unrelated but formerly assembled as pastiche.

Cup:

Wheel-thrown, nearly hemispherical cup, with slightly compressed rim. Base flat, with abraded string-cut mark.

Clay: stoneware, medium gray where exposed, light gray beneath glaze chip.

Decoration: narrow band of combing (incised with five-toothed combing tool) just below rim on outside.

Glaze: iron glaze, opaque, matte chocolate brown with some specks of lighter mottling and one vertical patch where raw glaze was rubbed off. Vessel glazed by dipping upside down into vat of glaze; neat line above foot except for run down to foot on one side.

Historical period(s)
Angkor period, 1075-1430
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 6.5 x 9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Geography
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1996.121.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
Angkor period (802 - 1431), brown and black glaze, Cambodia, Hauge collection, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From circa 1970-72 to 1996
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 1996
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 1996 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file. Most likely acquired from a dealer in Ayutthaya or Bangkok, circa 1970-1972.

[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

Object was accepted as part of former number S1996.121a-c: Pedestal-footed bowl with interior stand, small cup, and conical lid, originally unrelated but formerly assembled as pastiche.

Cup:

Wheel-thrown, nearly hemispherical cup, with slightly compressed rim. Base flat, with abraded string-cut mark.

Clay: stoneware, medium gray where exposed, light gray beneath glaze chip.

Decoration: narrow band of combing (incised with five-toothed combing tool) just below rim on outside.

Glaze: iron glaze, opaque, matte chocolate brown with some specks of lighter mottling and one vertical patch where raw glaze was rubbed off. Vessel glazed by dipping upside down into vat of glaze; neat line above foot except for run down to foot on one side.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort, Massumeh Farhad, Ann C. Gunter. Asian Traditions in Clay: The Hauge Gifts. Washington, 2000. cat. 71, p. 148.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 208-211.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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