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Bowl with Dragon and Phoenix

dated by inscription, 1798

Porcelain painted in overglaze red and white enamels (Jingdezhen ware)

1 3/4 × 4 1/2 in. (4.4 × 11.4 cm)
S. Wells Willams Collection, Bequest of F. Wells Williams, B.A. 1879
1928.201
Geography: 
Made in Jingdezhen kilns, Jiangxi Province, China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Jiaqing period (1796–1820)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Samuel Wells Williams (1812–1884) Collection; bequest of Frederick Wells Williams (1857–1928) in 1928; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

L. R., “The Williams Collection of Chinese Porcelains,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 3, no. 1 (1928).

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 34, no. 52, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 295, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 76–77, 83, fig. 62.

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.