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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.493
Title
Round-Bottomed, Compressed-Globular Jar with Vertical Lip and Two Lug Handles, the Jar Perhaps Originally with a Cover
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
5th-6th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Three Kingdoms period, Paekche, 18 BCE-660 CE
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201477
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Light gray stoneware with variegated reddish-buff skin, with impressed cord marks on the lower half and with localized areas of natural ash glaze, the natural glaze droplets now disintegrated and flaked away. Reportedly recovered in Asan-myŏn, Koch'ang-gun, North Chŏlla province in 1963.
Dimensions
H. 13.5 x W. 20.2 x Diam. 17.6 cm (5 5/16 x 7 15/16 x 6 15/16 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
1991.493
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. 21, no. 5

Exhibition History

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/07/2016 - 05/08/2016

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