Votive tablet of the Buddha in dhyanamudra

Historical period(s)
Dvaravati period, 11th century
Earthenware with traces of gilding
H x W x D: 23.1 × 14.3 × 5.1 cm (9 1/8 × 5 5/8 × 2 in)
Thailand, Kalasin province
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture

Votive tablet

abhaya mudra, Buddha, Buddhism, Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900), earthenware, Thailand, WWII-era 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]


[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)

Published References
  • M.L. Pattaratorn Chirapravati. Votive Tablets in Thailand: Origins, Styles, and Uses. New York. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum