Tea Bowl with Dragon Medallions Artist: Unknown

17th century

Asian Art

On view, 4th floor, Special Exhibitions

Porcelain with cobalt blue under clear glaze (Jingdezhen ware)


2 7/8 × 5 9/16 in. (7.3 × 14.2 cm)

Credit Line

Collection of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, LL.B. 1963

Loan number



Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Tianqi period (1620–27)


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Segawa Masayo, Jintsu Denjiro, Mayuyama Junkichi, Tokyo. Sale Christies, New York, March 20, 2007 lot 1; sold to Peggy D. Danziger (née Block) and Richard “Dick” M. Danziger, New York, and Purchase, New York, March 20, 2007 (on loan to the Yale University Art gallery since 2017); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2024

  • Sadako Ohki and Takeshi Watanabe, Tea Culture of Japan (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 97, no. 62, ill
  • Okochi Masatoshi, Yokokawa Tamisuke, and Okuda Seiichi, "Chaki hen (jo)," Toki zuroku 11 (1938), no. 54
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Additional information

Object/Work type

tea bowls


With three wood boxes, the first box with paper label inscribed Gosu maruryu and the second inscribed illegibly "Gosu maruryu myo . . . ".

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