Thai Ceramics

** Thai Ceramics & Porcelain – Gốm & Sứ Thái Lan – Thai Céramique & Porcelaine **

ไทยเซรามิกและพอร์ซเลน, 瓷陶器和泰国, Ceramiche e Porcellane Thailandia, សេរ៉ាមិចនិងប៉សឺឡែនរបស់ថៃ, タイセラミックス&磁器, Cerámica y Porcelana tailandeses, التايلاندية للسيراميك والبورسلين, Thai Keramik und Porzellan, Тайський Кераміка і порцеляна…

Thai ceramics refers to pottery designed or produced in the kingdoms and territories that today belong to the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly Siam. The tradition of Thai ceramics dates back to the third millennium CE

The techniques use to create pottery and ceramics as a Thailand art form has been around since the beginning of the 14th century. Vietnamese, Burmese and Chinese ceramics had been discovered around the country which later influenced the styles, shapes and intricate design patterns you now see in authentic Thai ceramics giving them their unique character. Exporting ceramics to foreign borders created wealth and benefits for all Thai communities…

Thai ecclesiastical ceramic wares from the 14th to the 16th centuries are analyzed from a historical and cultural perspective in this study. A systematic analysis of the pieces and their role in local Buddhist and animist religious ceremonies is contextualized with background on Thailand’s history, politics, and cultural practices. The various cultures that influenced the form, function, and design of these wares are discussed with comparisons made to similar products from other Asian cultures, including Vietnam, Burma, Cambodia, China and India…


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