Asian Art

Libation cup (jue)

14th–11th century B.C.

Earthenware

4 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (10.8 x 11.43 x 9.53 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1950.158
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Shang dynasty (1500–1050 BC)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Acquired by Cox from Walter Hochstadter, New York, 1940

Bibliography: 

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

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

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

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