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Title

Censer in the form of a kneeling woman

15th century-16th century


Artist

Sawankhalok ware

Thailand


About

The shape of this piece is unknown in the underglaze black repertoire, but found in the so-called 'brown and pearl' wares. This characteristically small example is an incense holder in the form of a kneeling woman. Miniature wares are a hallmark of Sawankhalok, and not found in the more limited Sukhothai repertoire.

Excerpt from The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.329.


Details


Other Titles

Figure of a kneeling woman

A Sawankhalok kneeling woman

Sawankhalok ware figurine


Place where the work was made

Sawankhalok Thailand


Date

15th century-16th century


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

stoneware


Dimensions

7.2 cm


Credit

Purchased 1989


Location

Not on display


Accession number

88.1989


Artist information

Sawankhalok ware

Works in the collection

23


Place

Where the work was made
Sawankhalok

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Jane Carnegie and Chok-Dee TENG, The Jane Carnegie Collection, Melbourne, 1988, 17 (illus.). lot 92

John Guy, Oriental trade ceramics in South-East Asia: Ninth to sixteenth centuries, Singapore, 1986, 137 (illus.). no. 181; Colletion: J. Carnegie

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2003, 329 (colour illus.).