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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.533
Title
Large Domed Cylindrical Object with Simulated Eaves and with Two Openings, Possibly a Small Shrine or a Chimney Top
Classification
Unidentified
Work Type
unidentified item
Date
8th-10th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Unified Silla (668-935) to Koryŏ (918-1392) dynasty
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201630
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray stoneware with two large circular openings. Reportedly recovered in Kŏch'ang, South Kyŏngsang province.
Dimensions
H. 39.4 x Diam. 26.7 cm (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 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
1991.533
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. 33, no. 45

Edward B. Adams, Korea's Pottery Heritage, Volume I, Seoul International Publishing House (Seoul, Korea, 1986), p. 61, pl. 89; p. 99, no. 89

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