Asian Art

Bowl

3rd–2nd millennium B.C.

Earthenware, black slip

2 15/16 x 7 1/2 in. (7.46 x 19.05 cm)
Gift of Mark Landrum, B.A. 1961
2015.70.12
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Neolithic, Majiayao Culture, Machang phase (3800–2000 BC)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
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.