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Asian Art

Foliate Vase

11th–early 12th century

Stoneware with carved decoration under green glaze (Yaozhou ware)

5 1/4 × 2 7/8 in. (13.3 × 7.3 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.6
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Otto Burchard, New York, 1930; Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Gordon B. Washburn, Masterpieces of Asian Art in American Collections II, exh. cat. (New York: Intercultural Arts Press, 1970), 82.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 25, no. 35.

Zhao Cao, Chinese Connoisseurship: The Ko Ku Yao Lun, the Essential Criteria of Antiquities (New York: Praeger, 1971), pl. 236.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 76–77, no. 31, ill.

Yutaka Mino and Katherine R. Tsiang, Ice and Green Clouds: Traditions of Chinese Celadon (Bloomington, Ind.: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1986), 144, fig. 54.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 293, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 19, 43, no. 21, fig. 10.

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.