Asian Art

Cooking Vessel with Alligator Handle

1st–3rd century

Stoneware

2 1/2 × 5 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (6.35 × 13.34 × 18.42 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1940.344
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

John Hadley Cox (1913–2005); 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), 74, no. 124, ill.

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