Potter’s anvil

Anvil with impressed cord marking. Traces of red pigment on handle.
Clay: Unglazed earthenware.

Maker(s)
Artist: Possibly Ban Chiang culture (4400-200 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Prehistoric period, 1st millennium BCE
Medium
Earthenware with red pigment
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 5.9 x 5.8 cm (2 5/16 x 2 5/16 in)
Geography
Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.186
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Tool and Equipment
Type

Potter's tool: anvil

Keywords
Ban Chiang culture (ca. 4400 BCE - 200 CE), earthenware, Hauge collection, Thailand, unglazed, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Anvil with impressed cord marking. Traces of red pigment on handle.
Clay: Unglazed earthenware.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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