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Asian Art

Cup and Stand

late 7th century

Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze

2 1/2 × 3 in. (6.35 × 7.62 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.3
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

A.W. Bahr Collection, New York; purchased through N.E. Montross, New York, 1918; Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Hsien-Ch’i Tseng and Robert Paul Dart, The Charles B. Hoyt Collection in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2 vols. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1964), no. 70, vol. 1.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 19, no. 26.

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.