Asian Art

Black Yixing Teapot

17th–18th century

Stoneware, Yixing ware, dark clay, metal handles

5 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 5 3/16 in. (13.97 x 19.69 x 13.18 cm)
Gift of Eleanor S. and David E. Apter, HON 1969
2016.76.4a-b
Culture: 
Chinese, Dutch
Period: 
17th–18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Eleanor and David Apter.
They acquired it in Beijing, China in 1986.

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.