Bottle with cup-shaped mouth

Bottle of globular form with cup-shaped mouth, splayed foot and recessed base. A circular scar from a tubular kiln support on the base.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: dark brown with bluish patches, opaque, low gloss, crazed, pinholes in the surface of the glaze; thickly applied and falls short of the lower body, foot and base unglazed.
Decoration: incised rings on the upper body.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 14.2 x 12.6 cm (5 9/16 x 4 15/16 in)
Geography
North-central Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Sawankhalok kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.247
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), brown and black glaze, Hauge collection, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Bottle of globular form with cup-shaped mouth, splayed foot and recessed base. A circular scar from a tubular kiln support on the base.
Clay: brown stoneware.
Glaze: dark brown with bluish patches, opaque, low gloss, crazed, pinholes in the surface of the glaze; thickly applied and falls short of the lower body, foot and base unglazed.
Decoration: incised rings on the upper body.

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