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Asian Art

Dish with Lotuses

12th–13th century

Porcelain with molded decoration under green glaze (Fujian Qingbai ware)

1 5/16 × 4 1/2 in. (3.387 × 11.43 cm)
base (foot): 2 1/2 in. (6.35 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.58
Geography: 
Geography China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated at Pinang, Bayanan, Laguna, Luzon, Philippines; Lorna Montilla, from collector and art critic, Manila, Philippines; purchased on Jan. 17, 1969 in Manila by John Crockett (1921–2011), Unionville, Conn. ; gift in 2008 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Leandro V. Locsin and Cecilia Locsin, Oriental Ceramics Discovered in the Philippines (Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle Co., 1967).

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