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Bowl, broken and partially repaired with gold lacquer

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Provenance

Probably excavated from Korean grave. By 1892, Edward Sylvester Morse (b. 1838 - d. 1925), Salem; 1892, sold by Morse to the MFA (Accession Date: March 1, 1892).

Credit Line

Morse Collection. Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Korean, Joseon dynasty, 16th century

Object Place

Korea; Söng-do

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.), Diameter of Rim: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.), Diameter of Foot: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.3018

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware