Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.230.9
Title
Small Circular Bowl with Articulated Lip and Stylized Lotus and Wave Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
12th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Shaanxi province, Tongchuan
Period
Jin dynasty, 1115-1234
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/182455
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Yaozhou ware: light gray stoneware with celadon glaze over carved and combed decoration, the interior coated with a thin layer of underglaze white slip. From the Yaozhou kilns at Tongchuan, Shaanxi province.
Technique
Celadon
Dimensions
H. 5.7 x Diam. 13.5 cm (2 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Wentworth Collection, London (early 20th century). Richard Bryant Hobart, Cambridge, MA (by 1963), by inheritance; to Mabel Hobart Wentworth, Washington, DC (1963–1969), sold; through [Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York (12 December 1969), sold; to David Berg, New York (1969?–1999), bequest; to Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, 1999.

Notes:
1. Richard Bryant Hobart (1885–1963), Harvard College Class of 1906
2. Mabel "Muffie" Hobart Wentworth Brandon Cabot (b. 1936), daughter of Richard
3. David Berg (1904–1999)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David Berg, Esq.
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.230.9
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Publication History

The Richard Bryant Hobart Collection of Chinese Ceramics & Paintings, Part Two, auct. cat., Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. (New York, 1969), pp. 38-39, no. 213

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000

Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Paintings from China, Korea, and Japan, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/25/2000 - 08/26/2001

Related Works

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu