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Asian Art

Water Dropper with Plum Blossoms

late 6th–early 7th century

Stoneware with incised decoration under green glaze (Xiangyin ware)

1 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (4.45 × 6.35 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1940.362
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Sui dynasty (581–617 C.E.)
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), 83, no. 147, 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.