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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.1169.544
Title
Fragment of a Semi-Cylindrical Eaves-End Roof Tile with Canted, Elliptical End Panel with a Medallion Featuring the Chinese Character 'Hwa' (Chinese, 'Hua'), the Semi-Cylindrical Tile's Exterior Surface with a Stamped Pattern of Concentric Arcs (or Rolling Waves)
Classification
Architectural Elements
Work Type
architectural element
Date
1392 - 1910
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/96740
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Light gray earthenware with mold-impressed decoration
Dimensions
H. 10 x W. 13.5 x L. 16.5 cm (3 15/16 x 5 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Provenance
David K. and Rita S. Jordt, Reno, Nevada (by 1995), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1995.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of David K. and Rita S. Jordt
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.1169.544
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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