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Bowl

Type
Bowl
Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 8.4 x 27.2 x 27.2 cm (3 5/16 x 10 11/16 x 10 11/16 in)
Geography
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Ban Ko Noi kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1977.21
Label
The transparent, blue-green glaze on this dish characterizes celadon made at the major Thai kiln center of Sawankhalok (Si Satchanalai). Its form and decoration show awareness of Yuan dynasty (1279–1368) Longquan celadon. Exported in large quantities, such dishes competed with Longquan celadon in the markets in insular Southeast Asia during the fifteenth centuries.
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), flower, green glaze, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand
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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