Lot 1371: Thai Brown Glazed Zoomorphic Vessel
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 14th-16th century AD. A brown glazed Sangkhalok ware vessel with flaring rim, narrow funnel and globular body with large head of a mouse (?), and small head of an elephant above with open mouth; label to side Kinnaird Collection Thailand. 614 grams, 15cm (6"). Ex Kinnard collection, Oxford, UK, formed in the early 1980s; thence by decent 2015. Sangkhalok ceramic wares are a high quality pottery that comes in a variety of forms, glazes and decoration. The technique of producing this pottery in Thailand began in the Sukhothai period (1238-1351 AD) and continued in popularity through the end of Si Ayutthaya kingdom (1351-1767 AD").
Condition Report: Fine condition.