Ban Chiang round bottomed vessel, made about 300 BCE in Thailand of low-fired ceramic. It has a swirl form design painted on the exterior. It is a round bottomed vessel which is common in the Ban Chiang wares.
Provenance: John Young Collection.
John Young was an accomplished artist and collector of fine art and antiquities of well renown in Hawaii. His collections of art make up the large portion of the University of Hawaii John Young Museum of Art as well as the Honolulu Academy of Arts John Young Gallery. Both museum collections include significant specimens of Ban Chiang ware.
Age: 300 BCE
Size: 6.5 inches high