• Stoneware with iron pigment over white slip, under clear glaze
  • 8 x 20.2 cm
  • Sawankhalok ware
  • 16th century, Ayutthaya period
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.282


Bowl with rounded sides, flared rim and bevelled footring, a black circular scar from tubular kiln support on recessed base.
Clay: light grey stoneware with black inclusions; orange flush on base where exposed in firing.
Glaze: pale green, transparent, low gloss, crazed; falls short of foot. Some milky blue patches on the interior bottom where the glaze is thick.
Decoration: painted in iron black pigment over white slip with a cakra design on central medallion, leafy scroll amid dotted ground bordered by triple lines on cavetto, five fern-liked motifs bordered by triple lines on exterior.

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