3 - 5 June 2004
Various Thai Bencharong Ceramic Wares
Consisting of three covered jars and a tea kettle each similarly decorated with depictions of Buddha amidst Kinnari and animals set against a dark and flaming background and surrounded by foliate bands
Largest: 10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) high; 8¼ in. (20.8 cm.) diameter (8)
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Two illustrated: N. Tingley, Doris Duke: The Southeast Asian Art Collection, New York, 2003, p. 80, pl. 57.
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