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Asian Art

Bowl

3rd–2nd millennium B.C.

Earthenware with black slip

2 15/16 × 7 1/2 in. (7.46 × 19.05 cm)
Gift of Mark Landrum, B.A. 1961
2015.70.12
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Neolithic, Gansu Yangshao, Macheng phase (2350–2050 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by donor from the Douglas Dawson Gallery. Dawson Gallery purchased from Hung Ku Lou, a Hong Kong based antiquities dealer, 1996.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.