Asian Art

Hexagonal bulb bowl

12th–13th century

Stoneware, Jun ware, blue-gray glaze with suffusions of copper red

2 5/16 x 7 9/16 in. (5.8 x 19.2 cm)
Wayland Wells Williams, B. A. 1910, Collection, Gift of Mrs. Frances Wayland Williams
1948.52
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northen Song dynasty (960–1279) or Jin dynasty (1115–1234)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

George Eumorfopoulos Collection; Parish-Watson; Wayland Wells Williams Collection; Mrs. Frances Wayland Williams.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 28, no. 40, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 17, 43, no. 27.

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