Pair of Vases with Women and Children Maker: Unknown

Medium

Cloisone

Dimensions

5 7/8 × 2 1/2 in. (14.9 × 6.4 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Winston F. C. Guest, B.A. 1927

Accession Number

1958.89.2b

Geography
Culture
Period

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Believed to have come from the Imperial Collection, Peking. After the revolution of 1911, they were said to have been placed as loan security in the Salt Industry Bank, Peking, later sold to Ton-ying, and then to Ralph Chait, art dealers in New York; Winston Frederick Churchill Guest, (1906–1982) New York; gift in 1958 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), 13, no. 16, ill.

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Object/Work type

vases

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