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Asian Art

Jar with Two Dragons

13th–14th century

Stoneware with molded decoration under glaze (Cizao ware)

2 11/16 × 2 1/2 × 8 11/16 in. (6.8 × 6.35 × 22 cm)
base (foot): 1 1/4 in. (3.175 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.103
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated Feb. 19, 1969 by J. Crockett, Cultural Affairs Officer, U. S. Embassy, Manila, at his own digs at the home of Jesse Bello, editor, "The Manila Times," Cielto Lindo Island, Baie de Laguna, Luzon, Philippine Islands.

Bibliography: 

Leandro V. 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.