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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.560.A-B
Title
Circular Covered Box with Stylized Floral Decor, the Box and Cover Each with Vertical Fluting on the Sides
Classification
Boxes
Work Type
box
Date
second half 13th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Koryŏ dynasty, 918-1392
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201444
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painted celadon ware: molded light gray stoneware with celadon glaze over decoration painted in copper-red and in black and white slips. Reportedly recovered in Changhŭng, South Chŏlla province, in 1963.
Technique
Celadon
Dimensions
H. 3.1 x Diam. 7.8 cm (1 1/4 x 3 1/16 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 the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.560.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. 41, no. 72

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