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Asian Art

Dish

11th–12th century

Stoneware with gray-green glaze (Linru ware)

15/16 × 4 13/16 in. (2.4 × 12.2 cm)
Gift of Victor Novotny
2001.68.1
Subtle gray-green glazes and simple, clean shapes were valued in China during the eleventh and twelfth centuries, particularly at the court.
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Victor Novotny, New York

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 19–21, 43, no. 22, fig. 11.

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