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Asian Art

Shallow Bowl

2nd century B.C.E.

Earthenware, molded and carved

2 1/4 × 11 1/2 in. (5.7 × 29.2 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2017.54.4
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Shunga period (185–75 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Art of the Past NY; 1980 Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn.; gift in 2017 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Gautam Sengupta, Sima Roy Chowdhury, and Sharmi Chakraborty, Eloquent Earth: Early Terracottas in the State Archaeological Museum, West Bengal (Kolkata: Centre for Archaeological Studies and Training, 2007).

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.