Historical period(s)
Angkor period, 9th-12th century
Light gray stoneware with pale green glaze
H x Diam (overall): 4.1 x 5.4 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/8 in)
Cambodia, Angkor, possibly Phnom Kulen kilns
Credit Line
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Angkor period (802 - 1431), Cambodia, stoneware

From 1954-57 to 2003
Private collector, purchased from a workman on the site of Angkor Wat sometime between 1954 and 1957. [1]

From 2003
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of private collector. [2]


[1] The private collector acquired the jar within the precincts of Angkor Wat during one of many trips to Angkor while living in Saigon, Vietnam (1954-1957). A workman who was cleaning out of the two rectangular pools that flank the causeway leading to the temple showed the pot, which the collector bought from him. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918-2017

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