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Asian Art

Box with Landscape Scene

17th century

Porcelain with cobalt blue under a clear glaze (possibly for Japanese market)

1 3/4 × 3 3/4 × 8 13/16 in. (4.445 × 9.525 × 22.4 cm)
base (foot): 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.166a-b
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Said to have been excavated at Puerta Galera, Sorsogon, Philippines. Purchased by J. Crockett from Manila dealer Botom Dominador on Nov. 30, 1968.

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.