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Gourd-shaped bottle in the form of a worshiper

Type
Bottle
Historical period(s)
Angkor period, 11th-12th century
Medium
Stoneware with wood-ash glaze
Dimension(s)
H x W x D (overall): 29.1 x 16.7 x 17.2 cm (11 7/16 x 6 9/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1996.110
Label
Gourd-shaped bottles with human faces are distinctive Khmer products, yet their purpose is not known.

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]

Notes:

[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
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge ((1914-2004) and (died 2000))
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Angkor period (802 - 1431), Cambodia, green glaze, stoneware, Thailand, wood-ash glaze, worshipper
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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