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Asian Art

Martaban Jar

14th–15th century

Stoneware with brown glaze

6 3/16 × 2 3/4 × 20 7/8 in. (15.7 × 7 × 53 cm) base (foot): 4 1/4 in.(10.795 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.130
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Yuan dynasty (1279–1368) or Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated at Naujuan, Mindoro Island, Philippines. Purchased by J. Crockett on Oct. 28, 1967 from dealer Eufemio de Castro.

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.