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Asian Art

Bowl

10th century c.e.

Stoneware with green glaze (Hunan Yue-type ware)

3 7/8 × 8 in. (9.8 × 20.3 cm)
Gift of Paul Mellon, B.A. 1929, L.H.D.H. 1967
1940.829
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Five Dynasties (907–960)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Paul Mellon (1907–1999), Upperville, VA; gifted in 1940 to 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), 100, no. 189, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 18–19, 43, no. 18, fig. 9.

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.