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Asian Art

Bowl with Plum Blossoms and Poem

17th century

Porcelain with cobalt blue under clear glaze

2 × 3 1/2 in. (5.08 × 8.89 cm)
Wayland Wells Williams, B.A. 1910, Collection, Gift of Mrs. Frances Wayland Williams
1949.286
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased in 1943 by the Wayland Wells Williams (1888–1945) Collection, New Haven, Conn.; Mrs. Frances Wayland Williams; gift in 1949 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 165–166, no. 329, ill.

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