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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.582
Title
Bowl and Cover with Rope-Curtain and Stylized Floral Decor, the Cover with Inscription (Sŏng Ju Chang Hŭng Go)
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
probably first half 15th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/78226
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Punch'ŏng ware: light gray stoneware with pale celadon glaze over stamped decoration inlaid with white slip. Made in Sŏngju, North Kyŏngsang province, and reportedly recovered there.
Technique
Punch'ong
Dimensions
H. 15.5 x Diam. 17.8 cm (6 1/8 x 7 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
1991.582
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

G. St. G. M. Gompertz, Korean Pottery and Porcelain of the Yi Period, Faber (London, 1968), pls. 10, 11A, 11B

Robert P. Griffing, Jr., The Art of the Korean Potter; Silla, Koryô, Yi, exh. cat., Asia Society Museum (New York, NY, 1968), p. 101, no. 79; p. 126, no. 79

Gregory Henderson, Korean Ceramics: An Art's Variety, exh. cat., Ohio State University, Divisions of Art Gallery (Columbus, Ohio, 1969), p. 48, no. 94

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