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Container in the Shape of a Ritual Grain Sever (Gui)

11th–12th century

Jade (nephrite)

2 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (6.3 × 13.3 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.177
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

A.W. Bahr Collection, New York, 1928; 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), 15–16, no. 20, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 13, 42, no. 13.

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.