Jar (neck and mouth rim missing), from disassembled pastiche in the form of a gourd-shaped bottle

  • Stoneware with iron glaze
  • 9.4 cm
  • 1177-1430, Angkor period
  • Origin: Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
  • S1996.156.2

Curatorial Remarks

1. (Victor Hauge, November 1996) Two-color gourd-shaped bottle, the top section a Khmer small bottle, luted to a heavy dark-glazed bottom of uncertain origin.

2. (Louise Cort, 27 August 2007) A similar pastiche, constructed from an Angkorian period white-glazed bottle and a black-glazed bottle, is in the collection of the National Museum of Cambodia, Phnom Penh (kha 4097).

3. (Louise Cort, 25 June 2015) Conservator Stephen Koob disassembled the pastiche after it came to the museum in December, 1996.

4. (Louise Cort, 16 January 2017) Changed Date from 11th-13th century to 1177-1430, following Desbat's revised chronology based on excavations in the Angkor area over the past two decades (Desbat 2011, 26). Evidence for vessels with matte brown or black glaze centers on that time span.

Armand Desbat. 2011. Pour une revision de la chronologie des gres khmers. Aseanie 27 (juin), 11-34.

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