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Provenance

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

Technical Summary

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.

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: 252-254, color repro.
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