Lidded box with knob handle, made in
Thailand 14th century.
These delightful boxes with their loose almost abstract brush work
have all the qualities that Bernard Leach found so attractive. Consummate
skill with out ego The pots of this area were long over looked by
collectors. I include this example because it was a pot similar
to this that is said to have been the inspiration for the following
marmalade jar by Bernard Leach,
light grey body , grey celadon over a white slip brush decoration.