Figure of a seated man

Figure of a seated man.

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Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, early 16th century
Stoneware with iron pigment under opaque white glaze
Sawankhalok ware
H x W x D: 4.3 x 3 x 2.9 cm (1 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai
Credit Line
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture

Figure: man

Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), iron pigment, man, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand

From 1965-69 to 2005
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman (1914-2005), acquired in Jakarta, Indonesia between 1965 and 1969. [1]

From 2005 to 2010
Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia, ownership transferred to Mrs. Lydman after the death of her husband, Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman. [2]

From 2010
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Janine Lydman, Washington, DC and Berryville, Virginia. [3]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1. See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Janine Lydman
Ambassador Jack Wilson Lydman 1914-2005


Figure of a seated man.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort, George Williams, David P. Rehfuss. Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia. Washington. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
F|S Southeast Asia
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