Ban Chiang vessel from the Neolithic period in Thailand. It is approximately 2000 BCE. It has a rounded bottom. Rounded bottoms were either placed in the sand or dirt, or special bases were sometimes produced. This has a rose colored clay body. There is a 3/4 inch chip and a crack on the side.
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: Circa 2000 BCE
Size: 5 inches tall