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Water Well with Lotus Petals

late 6th–early 7th century

Stoneware with carved decoration under glaze (Xiangyin ware)

2 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (5.72 × 8.26 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1950.185
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Sui (581 - 617) - Tang (618 - 906) dynasty
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), 84, no. 150, 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.