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Potter's Anvil

Native NameHin Du
หินคุ
Object Number:82-7-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Nong Bua Lamphu
Ban Khong Sawan
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Height: 4.5 cm
Outside Diameter:6 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:UM 89 - Field No SF
101 - Other Number

Description

Fired clay anvil with wide rounded head and small cylindrical handle. Used in pot making to support the inside of the pot while the exterior is beaten by a wooden paddle.

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