Asian Art

Tripod (Li)

21st–16th century B.C.E.

Earthenware, grey pottery with traces of pigment

11 x 7 in. (27.94 x 17.78 cm)
Gift of Mark Landrum, B.A. 1961
2015.70.13
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Neolithic, Lower Xiajiadian culture (2300–1600 BCE)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by donor from the Douglas Dawson Gallery. Dawson Gallery purchased from Luen Chai Antiquities, Hong Kong, 1999.

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.