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Ewer in the form of two human figures

Historical period(s)
Angkor period or later, 12th-15th century
Stoneware with iron glaze
H x W x D (Overall): 30.5 x 19.5 x 19.6 cm (12 x 7 11/16 x 7 11/16 in)
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
Vessel in form of two human figures, seated back-to-back, holding lotus blossoms (one of which is a spout).

From circa 1970-72 to 1996
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 1996
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 1996 [2]


[1] Object file. Most likely acquired from a dealer in Ayutthaya or Bangkok, circa 1970-1972.

[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.

Former owner
Victor and Takako Hauge (American (Victor died 2013, Takako died 2015))
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge ((1914-2004) and (died 2000))
On View Location
Sackler: The Glazed Elephant: Ceramic Traditions in Cambodia
Ceramic, Vessel
Angkor period (802 - 1431), brown and black glaze, Cambodia, lotus, Post-Angkor period (1431 - 1863), stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resource(s)
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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