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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.528.2
Title
Fragment of an Arciform Pendent Eaves-End Roof Tile with Striding Dragon Decor and with Floral Scroll along the Bottom Edge
Classification
Architectural Elements
Work Type
architectural element
Date
8th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Unified Silla dynasty, 668-935
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201346
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Light gray earthenware with mold-impressed decoration. Reportedly from Kyŏngju, North Kyŏngsang province.
Technique
Molded
Dimensions
H. 5.5 x W. 28.8 x D. 12.5 cm (2 3/16 x 11 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Gregory (1922-1988) and Maria C. Henderson (?-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
1991.528.2
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. 31, no. 40

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