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Asian Art

Dish in the Shape of a Flower

12th–13th century

Porcelain with insiced decoration under glaze (Hunan Qingbai-type ware)

7/8 × 3 1/2 in. (2.22 × 8.89 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1940.352
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
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), 109–110, no. 213, 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.