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Asian Art

Bowl

early 15th century

Porcelain painted in cobalt blue under a clear glaze

2 3/4 × 5 1/2 in. (6.985 × 13.97 cm) base (foot): 2 1/4 in.(5.715 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.135
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Said to have been excavated at Laguna de Bay, Philippines. Purchased by J. Crockett on July 3, 1968 from Manila dealer Efemio de Castro.

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.