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Asian Art

Ancient Chinese Rare and Unusual Pair of Buff Pottery Wine Cups

2nd century B.C.E.–2nd century C.E.

Ceramic

3 3/4 × 3 in. (9.53 × 7.62 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1956.40.11a-b
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Wilson Perkins Foss, Jr. (1890–1957), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1956

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