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

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Bottle

  • Unglazed stoneware
  • 19.7 x 13.4 cm
  • Dan Kwian ware
  • circa 1972, Bangkok period
  • Origin: Dan Kwian kilns, Dan Kwian, Nakhon Ratchasema (Khorat) province, Northeast Thailand
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.334

Description

Bottle of pear-shaped form with heavy lower body, tall neck, flared mouth, trimmed foot and flat base.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: none.

Curatorial Remarks

1. (Louise Cort, 30 July 2002) Thailand (Dan Kwian?)

2. (Louise Cort, 18 October 2005) Archaeologist and ceramics specialist Morimoto Asako, Fukuoka, grouped S2005.333 and 334 together as from the same source—unfamiliar to her from her surveys in Vietnam.

3. (Louise Cort, 13 January 2006) Victor Hauge described stopping to see the kilns in Dan Kwian on his way to or from the Khmer kilns in Ban Kruat, in 1972. To Date added circa 1972.


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