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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.610
Title
Tall Storage Jar with Broad Shoulders
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
second half 18th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/200845
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White ware: porcelain with light bluish glaze. Probably made in Kwangju-gun, Kyŏnggi province.
Dimensions
H. 46.5 x Diam. 34.4 cm (18 5/16 x 13 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Gregory (1922-1988) and Maria C. Henderson (1923-2007), Medford, MA (by 1969-1988), inherited; by Maria C. Henderson, Medford, MA (1988-1991), partial gift and partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1991.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Maria C. Henderson and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.610
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Gregory Henderson, Korean Ceramics: An Art's Variety, exh. cat., Ohio State University, Divisions of Art Gallery (Columbus, Ohio, 1969), p. 55, no. 122

Carolyn Kyongshin Koh Choo, Traditional Korean Ceramics: A Look by a Scientist, Designnanoom (Seoul, 2016), p. 102, fig. 5-1c

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