Tubular firing support

Tubular firing support with cylindrical body tapered towards the mouth and a flat base.
Clay: coarse greyish buff stoneware.
Glaze: flying ash glaze and coarse sand on the exterior.
Decoration: none.

Historical period(s)
Lan Na period, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with fly-ash glaze
Style
Wang Nua ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 19.2 x 8.9 cm (7 9/16 x 3 1/2 in)
Geography
Northern Thailand, Lampang province, Wang Nua district, Wang Nua kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.216
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Kiln furniture (tubular firing support)

Keywords
fly-ash glaze, Hauge collection, Lan Na period (1251 - 1774), stoneware, Thailand, Wang Nua ware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Tubular firing support with cylindrical body tapered towards the mouth and a flat base.
Clay: coarse greyish buff stoneware.
Glaze: flying ash glaze and coarse sand on the exterior.
Decoration: none.

Inscription(s)

A blue demo tape inscribed with the letters "KWN" on the base.

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