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Asian Art

Jar with Dragons and Clouds

15th–16th century

Stoneware painted with cobalt blue under a clear glaze

2 3/16 × 3/4 × 7 5/16 in. (5.5 × 1.905 × 18.6 cm) base (foot): 1 1/4 in.(3.175 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.189
Geography: 
Made in Vietnam
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Vietnamese
Period: 
Le dynasty (1428–1788)
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 Jesse 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.