Asian Art

Small blue and white covered jar

17th century

Stoneware, ko-sometsuke type

1 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 8 13/16 in. (4.445 x 9.525 x 22.4 cm) base (foot): 1 1/2 in.(3.81 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.166a-b
Culture: 
Chinese, Philippine
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
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 Locsin and Cecilia Locsin, Oriental Ceramics Discovered in the Philippines (Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle Co., 1967).

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