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Asian Art

Tea Bowl

13th century

Stoneware with brown glaze and hare’s-fur markings in iron oxide (Jian ware)

2 1/2 × 5 in. (6.3 × 12.7 cm)
Wayland Wells Williams, B. A. 1910, Collection, Gift of Mrs. Frances Wayland Williams
1948.53
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Southern Song dynasty (1126–1279)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 153, no. 303, ill.

Sadako Ohki and Takeshi Watanabe, Tea Culture of Japan (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 84, no. 9, 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.