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Provenance

Harry G. Steele [1881-1942], Pasadena; his widow, Grace C. Steele [d. 1974]; gift 1972 to NGA.

Technical Summary

This vase is finely potted, with thin walls. The splayed foot-ring is narrow and beveled, revealing a dense white paste, and the base is recessed and glazed. There are two small repaired chips on the lip.

Bibliography
1998
Bower, Virginia, Josephine Hadley Knapp, Stephen Little, and Robert Wilson Torchia. Decorative Arts, Part II: Far Eastern Ceramics and Paintings; Persian and Indian Rugs and Carpets. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 251, color repro.
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