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Asian Art

Ding Tripod

4th–3rd millennium B.C.

Earthenware, burnished

6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm)
other (at widest point): 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm)
other (at lip): 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Purchased with a gift from the B. D. G. Leviton Foundation, the Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund, and the Henry Sage Goodwin, B.A. 1927, Fund
1999.34.1
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Neolithic, Dawenkou culture (4300–2400 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Walter Hochstadter, (dealer, 1914–2007), New York, Adelaide, Australia; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1999

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.