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Title

Censer in the form of a kneeling woman

15th century-16th century

Artist

Sawankhalok ware

Thailand

  • 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
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Sawankhalok ware

    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Sawankhalok

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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