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Asian Art

Jar

late 6th–early 7th century

Stoneware with gray-green glaze

7 × 5 3/4 in. (17.8 × 14.6 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1950.164
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Sui dynasty (581–618 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Walter Höchstädter (1914 - 2007), New York; John Hadley Cox (1913 - 2005) acquired in 1946; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Zauho Kankokai, Sekai toji zenshu, 16 vols. (Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 1955–58), vol. 9, pp. 171–72, pl. 37.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 141–142, no. 277, ill.

Mary Tregear, Catalogue of Chinese Greenware (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976), 42, no. 106.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 291.

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.