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Photo Credit: Christopher Gardner
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Tea Bowl with Dragon Medallions

17th century

Porcelain with cobalt blue under clear glaze (Jingdezhen ware)

2 7/8 × 5 9/16 in. (7.3 × 14.2 cm)
Collection of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, LL.B. 1963
ILE2017.16.11
Geography: 
Possibly China
Possibly Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese, Japanese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Tianqi period (1620–27)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Segawa Masayo, Jintsu Denjiro, Mayuyama Junkichi, Tokyo.

Bibliography: 

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.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.