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Dish

12th–13th century

Stoneware with gray-green glaze (Guan 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: 
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Victor Novotny, New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001

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.

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.