Bottle with four male faces above four female torsos with outstretched hands

Bottle with four male faces looking in the four cardinal directions, above four female torsos with outstretched hands

Historical period(s)
Angkor period, 1175-1250
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under wood-ash glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (assembled): 23.5 x 16.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 in)
Geography
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1997.133a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
Angkor period (802 - 1431), Ban Kruat ware, green glaze, Hauge collection, iron pigment, stoneware, Thailand, wood-ash glaze, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From circa 1970-1972 to 1997
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 1997
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 1997

Notes:

[1] Object File. According to Victor Hauge (in a telephone conversation on November 6, 1996), this vessel was acquired from the Bangkok art dealer Pengseng.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919-2013, 1923-2015)

Description

Bottle with four male faces looking in the four cardinal directions, above four female torsos with outstretched hands

Published References
  • James T. Ulak. A Decade of Remarkable Growth: Acquisitions by the Freer and Sackler Galleries. vol. 166 no. 548 London, 2007. p. 42.
  • Louise Allison Cort, Massumeh Farhad, Ann C. Gunter. Asian Traditions in Clay: The Hauge Gifts. Washington, 2000. cat. 84, p. 149.
  • Louise Allison Cort. Kumeeru touki: Haugi Correkushon wo chushin to shita kumeeru toki no kenkyu [Khmer Ceramics: Research on Khmer Ceramics Centering on the Hauge Collection]. no. 22. cat. 84, p. 167.
  • Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Thames and Hudson World of Art London and Washington, 2010. p. 169.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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