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Base Sherd

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Object Number:97-9-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Si Satchanalai
Period: Sukhothai Period
Date Made: Mid 14th Century - 1512
Early Date: 1325
Late Date: 1512
Section:Asian
Materials:Stoneware
Glaze
Technique:Sawankhalok Ware
Wheel Made
Glazed
Fired
Iconography:Vine
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah M. Bekker, 1997
Other Number:V50.95.14 - Sarah Bekker and Freer Original List

Description

Sherd. Sawankhalok Ware. Base of vessel. Raised foot ring. Underglaze circular design, probably a vine motif, in brown underglaze. Crackled white, slightly green, celadon glaze on interior and exterior except for foot ring. Unglazed foot is orange but clay body is white-gray. Large chip and crack in bottom of foot ring. Black accretion on foot ring and orange glaze-like globs on foot fired on with clay flake. Thickly potted.

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