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

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  • Stoneware with clear and copper-green glazes
  • 13 x 13.2 cm
  • Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
  • 19th-mid 20th century, Qing dynasty or modern period
  • Origin: Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
  • Provenance: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.67


Clay: off-white stoneware with dark impurities. String-cut base, with scares of ridged shells used as firing supports.
Glaze: clear glaze over body to foot; copper-green glaze over neck and to below widest point of body.
Decoration: none.

Curatorial Remarks

1. (Louise Cort, 24 November 2003) According to Victor Hauge, this bottle was acquired in Bangkok. This was probably shipped as a commercial wine bottle.

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