Asian Art

Miniature Cup and Stand

8th century

Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze

2 1/2 x 3 in. (6.35 x 7.62 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.3
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

A.W. Bahr Collection; purchased through N.E. Montross, New York, 1918.

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.

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