Jar with incised and applied decoration

Jar with trumpet-shaped mouth, ovoid body, flat base with parallel grooves left by using cord to separate the jar from a static potting surface. Two clay ‘buttons’ luted on shoulder. Several losses on foot and rim, few cuts on lower body.
Clay: beige-grey stoneware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: incised bands on shoulder.

Historical period(s)
Lan Sang period or Bangkok period, 17th-19th century
Medium
Unglazed stoneware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 35.9 x 22.5 cm (14 1/8 x 8 7/8 in)
Geography
Northeast Thailand or Laos, Middle Mekong River network, possibly Songkhram River basin kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.331
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Bangkok period (1782 - ), Lan Sang period (1271 - 1707), Laos, stoneware, 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

Jar with trumpet-shaped mouth, ovoid body, flat base with parallel grooves left by using cord to separate the jar from a static potting surface. Two clay 'buttons' luted on shoulder. Several losses on foot and rim, few cuts on lower body.
Clay: beige-grey stoneware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: incised bands on shoulder.

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