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Asian Art

Dish with Qilin

16th century

Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a clear glaze

4 1/2 in. (11.43 cm) base (foot): 2 1/2 in.(6.35 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.150
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated on the island of Palawan. Purchased by J. Crockett on Oct. 17, 1967 from Manila dealer Memac Maidan.

Bibliography: 

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

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.