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Asian Art

Dish with Peony and Chinese Character Hua (Flower)

11th–12th century

Stoneware with celadon glaze

1 1/2 × 4 3/4 in. (3.81 × 12.065 cm)
base (foot): 2 in. (5.08 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.38
Geography: 
Geography China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated on the island of Mindanao, Philippines; Botom Dominador, dealer, Santa Cruz, Philippines; purchased on Oct. 5, 1967 in Santa Cruz by John Crockett (1921–2011), Unionville, Conn. ; gift in 2008 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Leandro V. Locsin and Cecilia Locsin, Oriental Ceramics Discovered in the Philippines (Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle Co., 1967).

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