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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.525.A-B
Title
Covered Cinerary Urn with Strongly Flaring Pedestal Base, Sharply Angled Shoulder, and Abstract Decor, the Flattened Cover with a Small Knob Handle
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
second half 7th-8th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Unified Silla dynasty, 668-935
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201344
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray stoneware with incised and combed decoration. Reportedly recovered in Ulsan, South Kyŏngsang province, in 1961.
Dimensions
H. 28.6 x Diam. 23.4 cm (11 1/4 x 9 3/16 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
1991.525.A-B
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. 30, no. 37

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