Fragment of iron-brown glazed jar wall

Shape: Small fragment of the wall of a stoneware jar. The shard thickness varies between 0.6 and 0.8 cm.
Clay: The body is composed of a relatively fine-grained gray clay.
Glaze: Iron-brown. The uneven thickness of the iron-brown glaze on the outside of the shard shows evidence of the diagonal streaking which characterizes many San Kamphaeng jars.
Decoration: None.
Marks: None.

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Historical period(s)
Lan Na period, 14th-16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
San Kamphaeng ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 0.8 x 4.5 x 3.1 cm (5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in)
Geography
Thailand, Chiang Mai, San Kamphaeng
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Nelson Spinks
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-413
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar (fragment)

Keywords
Lan Na period (1251 - 1774), San Kamphaeng ware, stoneware, Thailand
Provenance

To 1956
Charles Nelson Spinks (1906-1980), collected in San Kamphaeng, Thailand. [1]

From 1956
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Nelson Spinks. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Charles Nelson Spinks 1906-1980

Description

Shape: Small fragment of the wall of a stoneware jar. The shard thickness varies between 0.6 and 0.8 cm.
Clay: The body is composed of a relatively fine-grained gray clay.
Glaze: Iron-brown. The uneven thickness of the iron-brown glaze on the outside of the shard shows evidence of the diagonal streaking which characterizes many San Kamphaeng jars.
Decoration: None.
Marks: None.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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