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Covered box

Covered box

14th-15th century

This charming covered box with a light milky grey glaze and a mango-shaped finial represents an important class of Thai ceramics from the Sawankhalok kilns. The lively vegetal design enclosed by circular bands reveals a finely-developed language of ornament.

Stoneware with underglaze iron black
Overall h.: 3 1/2 in.
.a H.: 2 3/8 in.
.a Diam.: 4 1/8 in.
Diam. bottom: 2 7/16 in.
.b H.: 1 3/8 in.
.b Diam.: 4 1/8 in.
Gift of Gloria Gunn Prince
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Luminous: The Art of Asia", October 13, 2011 - January 8, 2012

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