Round bottomed Ban Chiang vessel of low-fired ceramic from Thailand. This round bottomed vessel was probably used for cooking on a charcoal fire. It has a scratched textured surface and would have been set directly in the sand or earthen spot to remain upright.
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 - 600 BCE
Size: 3.75 inches h x 5 inch diam