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American Decorative Arts

Breakfast bowls, pair

ca. 1795

Porcelain with underglaze and gilded decoration

.1a H. 2 1/4 in. (5.72 cm)
Diam. rim: 4 3/8 in. (11.11 cm)
Dim. foot: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
.2a H.2 1/4 in. ( 5.72 cm)
Diam. rim: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Dim. foot: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Gift of Polly Latham Asian Art
2017.104.1-.2
Geography: 
Made in China
Owned in Providence, Rhode Island
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Elizabeth Rodman Rogers (1760–1848) and John Rogers (1756–1810), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in their family. Polly Latham Asian Art, Boston, 2016; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.