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Asian Art

Libation cup (jue)

14th–11th century B.C.

Earthenware

4 1/4 × 4 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (10.8 × 11.43 × 9.53 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1950.158
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Shang dynasty (1600–1046 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Walter Höchstädter (1914 - 2007), Nierendorf Gallery, New York; John Hadley Cox (1913 - 2005) acquired in 1940; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 136, no. 264, ill.

Zauho Kankokai, Sekai toji zenshu, 16 vols. (Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 1955–58), vol. 8, pl. 44.

Warren Earle Cox, The Book of Pottery and Porcelain, 2 vols. (New York: L. Lee and Shepard Co., Inc, 1944), vol. 1, fig. 32.

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.