Jar with applied, incised, and stamped decoration

Baluster-shaped jar, with broad cylindrical neck, flanged mouth, broad shoulder tapered to foot and flat base. Four applied studs on shoulder. Rim distorted during firing.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: a band of jabbed decoration below neck; a band of stamped pipal leave design on shoulder; incised horizontal lines on waist and foot.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 14th-15th century
Medium
Unglazed stoneware
Style
Ban Bang Pun ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 28.5 x 21.6 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in)
Geography
West-central Thailand, Suphanburi province, Muang district, Ban Bang Pun kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.239
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), Hauge collection, stoneware, Sukhothai period (ca. 1219/1243 - 1378), Suphanburi ware, Thailand, unglazed, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1973 to 2005
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2005
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2005 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file. Acquired while Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge were living in Bangkok (1967-1972 or 1973). Major sources of acquisitions during this time were dealers in Bangkok, the weekend market in Bangkok, and vendors in Ayutthaya.

[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Description

Baluster-shaped jar, with broad cylindrical neck, flanged mouth, broad shoulder tapered to foot and flat base. Four applied studs on shoulder. Rim distorted during firing.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: a band of jabbed decoration below neck; a band of stamped pipal leave design on shoulder; incised horizontal lines on waist and foot.

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