Covered box in the form of a mangosteen

Mangosteen-shaped box.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, mid 15th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (assembled): 2.9 x 3.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/16 in)
Geography
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai
Credit Line
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2010.15a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1965-69 to 2005
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman (1914-2005), acquired in Jakarta, Indonesia between 1965 and 1969. [1]

From 2005 to 2010
Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia, ownership transferred to Mrs. Lydman after the death of her husband, Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman. [2]

From 2010
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia. [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1. See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Janine Lydman
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman 1914-2005

Description

Mangosteen-shaped box.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort, George Williams, David P. Rehfuss. Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia. Washington. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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