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Asian Art

Male Bust

6th–7th century c.e.

Earthenware

11 3/4 × 11 1/4 × 4 1/4 in. (29.8 × 28.5 × 10.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen, Mr. and Mrs. Laurens Hammond, and Mr. and Mrs. Knight Woolley, B.A. 1917
1967.64.1
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Kofun period (ca. 300–ca. 710 C.E.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1967 to 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), 200, no. 403, ill.

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007).

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.