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Bowl with Dragon and Phoenix

dated by inscription, 1798

Porcelain with red and white enamels over clear glaze

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: 
Jingdezhen kilns, Jiangxi Province, China
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: 

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.

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

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

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

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.