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Jars with Abstract Decoration

9th - 10th century

Stoneware with pigment under glaze (Changsha ware)

5 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (13.65 × 8.57 cm)
5 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (13.34 × 9.53 cm)
University Purchase Fund, April, 1940
1940.830a-b
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang (618 - 907) - Five Dynasties (907 - 960) period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

John Hadley Cox (1913–2005); Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 13, 68–70, no. 27c, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 291, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 84, fig. 75.

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.