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Asian Art

Stem Cup

7th–8th century

Silver with parcel gilt

2 in. (5.1 cm) other (Mouth): 2 3/4 in.(7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1952.52.27
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

C.T. Loo and Co., New York, 1931; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; 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), 11, no. 14, ill.

Ruth Spelman, The Arts of China: A Retrospective, exh. cat. (Greenvale, N.Y.: C.W. Post Art Gallery, 1977), 63, no. 92, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 286, 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.