Harry G. Steele [1881-1942], Pasadena; his widow, Grace C. Steele [d. 1974]; gift 1972 to NGA.
Like 1972.43.10, this vase has a white slip under the glaze.1 It is very light in weight, and the surface has an uneven texture. The foot-ring is narrow and rounded; the base is recessed and glazed. Both the lip and the foot are encircled by two blue lines.
1. Van Oort and Kater 1982, 114.
- 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: 252-254, color repro.