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Asian Art

Ox

ca. 6th century CE

Gray earthenware with white slip with red pigment

7 5/8 × 10 in. (19.4 × 25.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.91
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Dynasties (386–581)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

A.W. Bahr Collection, New York; sold through N. E. Montross, New York, 1920; 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), 203, no. 408.

Ezekiel Schloss, Ming Ch’i: Clay Figures Reflecting Life in Ancient China, exh. cat. (Katonah, N.Y.: Katonah Gallery, 1975), no. 39, ill.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 287, 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.