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Asian Art

Bowl

late 15th century

Porcelain

2 × 5 in. (5.08 × 12.7 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.139
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese, Philippine
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by J. Crockett from Manila dealer Memac Maidan on Sept. 20, 1967. Said to have been excavated from graves 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.