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Asian Art

Box with Floral Spray

16th century

Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a clear glaze

2 3/16 × 2 1/2 × 8 7/16 in. (5.5 × 6.35 × 21.5 cm) base (foot): 1 3/4 in.(4.445 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.159a-b
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 Lumban, Negros Occidental, Philippines. Purchased by J. Crockett on July 5, 1968 from Manila dealer Jessie Fernandez.

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.