Harry G. Steele [1881-1942], Pasadena; his widow, Grace C. Steele [d. 1974]; gift 1972 to NGA.
The foot-ring is roughly trimmed, and the fired glaze has been crudely ground off where it meets the foot, a feature that suggests a nineteenth-century date. The base is recessed and covered with the same turquoise glaze.
- 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: 131, color repro.