Potter’s anvil

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

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

Potter's tool: anvil

Ban Chiang culture (ca. 4400 BCE - 200 CE), earthenware, Hauge collection, Thailand, unglazed, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.

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

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort, George Williams, David P. Rehfuss. Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia. Washington. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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