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Asian Art

Deep blue and white plate

late 15th century

Porcelain

1 1/2 × 7 3/4 in. (3.81 × 19.685 cm) base (foot): 4 3/4 in.(12.065 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.138
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese, Philippine
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by J. Crockett on Sept. 1, 1967 from Manila dealer Memac Maidan. Said to have been excavated on the island of Palawan.

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.