Asian Art

MIniature Carving of a Boat

1862 or 1922

Fruit pit or stone, probably a ganlan olive pit or black olive pit

3 3/4 × 3/4 in. (9.53 × 1.91 cm)
Gift of the family of Lotta and Edward H. Hume
2014.105.7
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911) or later
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Hume Family by descent; Collection of Edward H. Hume (1876–1957)

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.