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Asian Art

Water Pot with Dragon Medallions

late 17th–early 18th century

Porcelain with incised decoration under peach-bloom glaze

3 1/2 × 4 15/16 in. (8.9 × 12.5 cm)
Gift of Dr. Yale Kneeland, Jr., B.A. 1922
1958.88.25
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi period (1662–1722)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

See Sotheby's Sale #5791, 11/29/88 Lots 224, 225.See Sotheby's Hong Kong Sale, 11/15-16/88, lots 290, 291

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 22, 36, 45, no. 70.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 284, ill.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 177, no. 354, ill.

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.