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Asian Art

Model of a Chicken

1st–3rd century

Earthenware with lead-fluxed green glaze

2 × 1 5/8 in. (5.1 × 4.1 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1940.325
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 C.E.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

John Hadley Cox (1913–2005), Washington, D.C.; gift in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 67, no. 108, ill.

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.