Probably discovered in one of the tombs around Kaesong (Songdo), North Korea. 1935, sold by Yamanaka and Company, New York to the MFA with matching basin (35.646b) for $10,000. (Accession Date: May 2, 1935).
George Nixon Black Fund
Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century
Overall (Ewer): 34.3 x 9.5 cm (13 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Parcel gilt silver with engraved decoration