Steamer with paddle-impressed texture

Steamer of compressed globular form with tall cylindrical neck, wide flaring mouth and round bottom blackened from cooking.
Clay: red earthenware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: paddle-impressed herringbone pattern on lower body, vertical lines and cross-hatching on base.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th-17th century
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 17.9 x 16.8 cm (7 1/16 x 6 5/8 in)
Geography
Central Thailand, Chao Phraya River network
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
S2005.393
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Tool and Equipment
Type

Steamer

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), cooking, earthenware, rice, 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)
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge (1914-2004) and (died 2000)

Description

Steamer of compressed globular form with tall cylindrical neck, wide flaring mouth and round bottom blackened from cooking.
Clay: red earthenware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: paddle-impressed herringbone pattern on lower body, vertical lines and cross-hatching on base.

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

Copyright with museum