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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.521.A-B
Title
Large Pedestal Bowl with Domed Cover and Dangles, the Very Short Base with Openwork Decoration, the Cover with Strapwork-and-Boss Decoration and with a Knob in the Form of a Wide-Mouthed Bowl with Flaring Lip
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
late 6th-early 7th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Three Kingdoms period, Silla, 57 BCE-668 CE
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201620
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray stoneware with incised, appliqué, and openwork decoration and with traces of natural ash glaze. Reportedly recovered in Ch'angnyŏng, South Kyŏngsang province, in 1962.
Dimensions
with cover: H. 27.5 x Diam. 23.9 cm (10 13/16 x 9 7/16 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
1991.521.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. 29, no. 33

Edward B. Adams, Korea's Pottery Heritage, Volume I, Seoul International Publishing House (Seoul, Korea, 1986), p. 61, pl. 88; p. 101, no. 88

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