Jar Artist: Unknown

Medium

Earthenware with unfired pigment

Dimensions

6 × 5 in. (15.24 × 12.7 cm)

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore

Accession Number

1955.4.204

Geography
Culture
Period

Neolithic, Gansu Yangshao, Machang phase (2300 - 2000 B.C.E.)

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

"Purchased by Mrs. Moore on April 2, 1930, from E. Mabel Sarton (Mrs. George Sarton) of Cambridge, Mass., through Langdon Warner, as per his letter of March 22 (1930). Brought from China by a Belgian missionary in whom Mrs. Sarton was interested".; Bequest of 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), 136, no. 263, ill.

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Object/Work type

jars

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