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Asian Art

Jar

6th century

Stoneware, incised design of petals, partially covered with white slip and grey-green glaze

7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
other: 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1950.163
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Sui dynasty (581–617 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

John Hadley Cox (1913–2005), Washington D.C.; gift in 1950 to the 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), 140, no. 274, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 290, ill.

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.