A pottery vase having an egg shape body with a flared rim, standing on a pedestal base. Cream ground with an intricately painted red geometric linear decoration. Mineral deposits on the surface.
Ban Chiang is an archeological site in Nong Han District, Udon Thani Province, Thailand. It has been on the UNESCO world heritage list since 1992. Discovered in 1966, the site attracted enormous publicity due to its attractive red painted pottery.
Condition: Professionally restored from approximately twelve original pieces with restoration over the breaklines..
Provenance: Collection of Carl Levine, NYC., former VP for Home Furnishings at Bloomingdales, acquired in the early 1970’s.