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Asian Art

Brush Pot

late 16th–early 17th century

Huanghuali wood

8 1/8 × 8 in. (20.6 × 20.3 cm)
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in memory of his mother
1982.2.14
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Bibliography: 

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 131–35, no. 59, ill. cover, ill.

Maggie Bickford and Mimi Gardner Gates, Bones of Jade, Soul of Ice : the Flowering Plum in Chinese Art (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), no. 81.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 302, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 36–37, 45, no. 57, fig. 28.

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.