Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Drip Tile

Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Yellow-glaze earthenware with dragon decoration
10.81.40–.44: Gr. H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); Gr. W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of John Stemme, 1910
Accession Number:
Not on view
John Stemme , (until 1910; donated to MMA)
New York. China Institute in America. "Chinese Traditional Architecture," April 6, 1984–June 10, 1984.

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