From circa 1970-1972 to 1996
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 1996
 Object File. Objects collected at this time by the Hauges largely came from dealers in Ayutthaya and Bangkok.
- Previous Owner(s)
Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919-2013, 1923-2015)
Some Khmer ceramic forms copy shapes of Chinese porcelain reflecting the high value placed on the imported ware. Other forms mimic those of silver or bronze vessels, with incised decoration suggesting the tooling on the metal prototypes Containers of this sort may have been part of domestic furnishings. A Chinese visitor to Angkor in the thirteenth century observed that Khmer elite dined from Chinese ceramic or metal vessels, used metal or clay finger bowls, and drank wine from small metal or clay cups.
- Published References
- Louise Allison Cort, Dr. Massumeh Farhad, Ann C. Gunter. Asian Traditions in Clay: The Hauge Gifts. Washington, 2000. cat. 70, pp. 101, 148.
- Louise Allison Cort. Kumeeru touki (Khmer Ceramics): Haugi Correkushon wo chushin to shita kumeeru toki no kenkyu (Research on Khmer Ceramics Centering on the Hauge Collection). no. 22. cat. 70, p. 165.
- 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
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