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Asian Art

Oil Lamp

13th century

Stoneware with black glaze

Dia.: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
H. to the top of reservoir: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Wayland Wells Williams, B.A. 1910, Collection, Gift of Mrs. Frances Wayland Williams
1947.79
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Purchased in 1941 by the Wayland Wells Williams (1888–1945) Collection, New Haven, Conn.; Frances Wayland Williams; gift in 1947 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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