SPECIAL ADVISORY: In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Yale University Art Gallery is closed to the public until further notice. Learn More

Asian Art

Cresent shaped Pillow

10th–11th century

Porcelain with green glaze

4 3/4 × 6 1/2 in. (12.07 × 16.51 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1940.371
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
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), 102, no. 196, 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.