Pot for palm sugar, re-used as a lime-paste pot

Small vessel with thick, flaring rim and paddle-impressed patterns on the wall and base. Hand-formed, using a wooden paddle carved with rhomboid lattice pattern, and an anvil. Adhesions of lime.

Historical period(s)
Bangkok period, 19th-mid 20th century
Medium
Earthenware
Style
Muang Phet ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 6.6 x 15.6 cm (2 5/8 x 6 1/8 in)
Geography
Thailand, Phetchaburi province, Muang Phet district, Tambon Nong Kracheng, Muang Phet kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2004.122
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Pot for palm sugar

Keywords
Bangkok period (1782 - ), earthenware, Hauge collection, Muang Phet ware, Thailand, unglazed, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1972-1975 to 2004
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2004
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 2004

Notes:

[1] Object file. Collected by the Hauges in Saigon; most likely from a Vietnamese military officer stationed in the Mekong delta who recovered pots from the river.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Description

Small vessel with thick, flaring rim and paddle-impressed patterns on the wall and base. Hand-formed, using a wooden paddle carved with rhomboid lattice pattern, and an anvil. Adhesions of lime.

Published References
  • Louis Malleret. La civilisation materielle d'Oc-Eo: L'Archeologie du Delta du Mekong. vol. XLII Paris. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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