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American Decorative Arts

Pair of Tea Bowls and Saucers Made for Ann and Nicholas Brown

1791–98

Porcelain with underglaze and gilded decoration

1a: H. 1 7/8 in. (4.76 cm)
Diam. rim: 3 1/2 in. (8.89 cm)
Diam. foot: 1 7/8 in. (4.76 cm)
1b: H. 1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm)
Diam. rim: 5 1/2 in. (13.97 cm)
Diam. foot: 3 3/8 in. (8.57 cm)
2a: H. 1 7/8 in. (4.76 cm)
Diam. rim: 3 1/2 i
Funded by The Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors
2017.94.2.1a-b-.2a-b
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ann Brown (née Ann Carter, 1770–1798) and Nicholas Brown, Jr., (1769–1841), Providence, R.I.; by descent within the family (consigned to Polly Latham Asian Art, Boston, 2016); sold to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 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.