This representation of an elephant and maternity has been commonly found amoungst sawaankhalok wares.
But it is Si Satchanalai production
The Si Satchanalai figurines and ceramics applied with figurines in various shapes of humans and animals were one type of ceramics produced especially in the sixteenth century at the Si Satchanalai kilns located in Si Satchanalai city under the territorial control of the Sukhothai and the Ayutthaya Kingdoms which foreigners recorded the name of this region as “Siam.”
They represent the mixed culture that came along with the unofficial and official foreign relations on politics and trade.
Indian, Khmer, Lanna, Chinese Yuan and Ming, and Vietnamese arts and cultures were transmitted to Siam and became to be the important sources of inspiration for the local potters to create figurines and other forms of ceramic objects.
The local daily life diet supplies, relationships in community, social organization, neighborhoods, activities, occupations and environments were other important sources of inspiration for the local potters.
SIZE 1 8.7X5X7.7 cm
SIZE 2 5.2X4.2X11 cm
SIZE 3 8.5X3.1X5.5 cm
16th century for the second elephant and the maternity
19th century fro the frist elephant with the trunk up
Good condition , some lacks, possible restaration normal for a figure of more than 450 years old
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- Total nr of items
- 16th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- Si Satchanalai of elephant
- Good condition, see description
- 11×4.2×5.2 cm