Rare Antique Brown Glazed Pottery Figure Of An Elephant And Rider. The Elephant Stands On All Four Feet With His Trunk Curled Beneath His Head. Thailand Sukhothai - 14th - 16th Century. Approximately 3 1/2" High x 3" Long x 1 3/4" Wide. Old Restoration. It Stands On A Black Lacquered Stand.
For further information on Sukhothai figures, please see: Grave, P. 2000. 'The Stoneware Kilns of Si Satchanalai and Early Modern Thailand.' Journal of Field Archaeology, 27: 169-82.
For A Similar Example:
Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Museum Of Art
Figure of elephant with rider
Ayutthaya period, 15th-16th century
Stoneware with iron glaze
H x W x D: 8 x 9 x 5.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Ban Ko Noi kilns
Gift of Charles Nelson Spinks
To 1956 Charles Nelson Spinks (1906-1980), collected in Ban Ko Noi kilns, Si Satchanalai (Sawankhalok), Thailand.
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