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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.587
Title
Pear-Shaped Bottle with Fish Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
15th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201178
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Punch'ŏng ware: light gray stoneware with pale celadon glaze over decoration incised through the white-slip ground. Reportedly recovered on Cheju Island in winter 1962-1963.
Technique
Punch'ong
Dimensions
H. 32.9 x Diam. 17 cm (12 15/16 x 6 11/16 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
1991.587
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. 49, no. 99

Exhibition History

Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

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