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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.492
Title
Small, Round-Bottomed Jar with Flaring Mouth and Abstract Decor, and with a Small Hole in the Vessel, Perhaps for Pouring or for Attaching a Spout
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Probably Kaya, possibly Paekche Kingdom, 5th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Three Kingdoms period, Silla or Kaya
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201476
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray stoneware with combed and appliqué decoration, perhaps originally with a fitted spout
Dimensions
H. 8.8 x Diam. 9.5 cm (3 7/16 x 3 3/4 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
1991.492
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. 20, no. 4

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