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Asian Art

Covered Tripod (Ding)

8th–3rd century B.C.

Stoneware with slip and traces of tin foil

10 1/16 × 8 1/2 in. (25.5 × 21.6 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1940.826a-c
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–221 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Yamanaka & Co., New York, 1938; purchased by John Hadley Cox (1913 - 2005); Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; 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), 58, no. 85, ill.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 59–61, no. 22c, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 289, 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.