Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia:
Collections in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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Bottle with two vertical ring handles

  • Stoneware with iron glaze
  • 12 x 7.4 cm
  • Sawankhalok ware
  • 16th century, Ayutthaya period
  • Origin: Sawankhalok kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, North-central Thailand
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.257


Si Satchanalai bottle with underfired iron glaze and two ring handles at mouth

Curatorial Remarks

1. (Louise Cort, 17 February 2008) Brown-glazed bottles of this type were recovered from the Ko Kradat shipwreck (Green et. al. 1981, 10). The wreck is dated to circa 1540–1572 (Brown 2004).

Changed Date from 14th–mid 16th century to 16th century.

Green, Jeremy, Rosemary Harper, and S. Prishanchittara. 1981. The Excavation of the Ko Kradat Wreck site Thailand 1979–1980. Perth: Department of Maritime Archaeology, Western Australia Museum.  

Brown, Roxanna Maude. 2004. "The Ming Gap and Shipwreck Ceramics in Southeast Asia". Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles.

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