Sukhothai & Sawankhalok Area NE Thailand Collection of 36 Figures 13th-14th Century
|Collection No.||Coll - Ceramic Figures|
|Size||7cm -10 cm|
A collection of 36 fine old Ceramic Figures (both human & animals forms) from the Sukhothai & Sawankhalok Area of Northeast Thailand , and dating from the 13th-14th Century.
The best known of all traditional Thai ceramics are those from Sukhothai and Sawankhalok. Sukhothai wares were generally treated with a creamy white slip and decorated in black with an opaque or greenish glaze. Examples of the wares can be found in many leading museums of the world. These beautiful figures are incised and often include animal shapes.
These are mostly from two from two historical collections in Australia put together in the 1950’s-1960’s