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Basin with Poems

18th century

Jade (nephrite)

6 1/2 × 22 1/4 in. (16.5 × 56.5 cm)
base: 27 3/8 × 20 3/8 in. (69.5 × 51.8 cm)
Anonymous Gift
1976.117
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

Presented to Qianlong Emperor (1746-95); Shen Jifu Collection, Director of the Russo-Chinese Bank of Beibing; Private collection, New Haven, Conn.; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Denise Patry Leidy, “Chinese Jades: Selections from the Yale University Art Gallery,” Arts of Asia (May–June 2020): 30, 31, fig. 22,23,24.

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.