Vessel with incised decoration

Artist: Ban Chiang culture (4400-200 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Ban Chiang culture, early period, 3600-1000 BCE
Earthenware, blackened in firing
H x Diam (overall): 20.2 x 18.9 cm (7 15/16 x 7 7/16 in)
Northeast Thailand, Khorat plateau
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Ban Chiang culture (ca. 4400 BCE - 200 CE), earthenware, Thailand, unglazed
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 206-207.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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