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Asian Art

In the fifteenth century, the Ming emperors halted international trade, and the many Asian countries that had depended on China for ceramics were forced to look elsewhere. Thailand and Vietnam quickly increased their ceramic manufactures and developed various sophisticated wares that were traded to kingdoms throughout Southeast Asia. Among the many celadons produced by Thai kilns, only a few are as blue as this lovely bowl.
MEDIUM Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • Place Made: Sawankhalok, Thailand
  • DATES 15th century
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (8.3 x 26.7 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.28.128
    CREDIT LINE The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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