The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

Three Lao water vessels, 

Laos, 19th century or earlier



three long-necked water vessels (nam ton)

unglazed earthenware ceramic with stamped decorations

height: approx. 31 (pictured above), 27.5, and 32 cm, respectively


19th century or earlier

purchased in Laos by Jack Daulton

For the type, see Wilhelm G. Solheim II, "Earthenware Pottery, the Ta'i and the Malay," Asian Perspectives, XXIX (1) (1990), pgs. 25-36, at pg. 29, Plate III a.

example 2 (height approx. 27.5 cm):
example 3 (height approx. 32 cm):
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