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Provenance

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).

Credit Line

George Nixon Black Fund

Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Object Place

Kaesong, Korea

Dimensions

Overall (Ewer): 34.3 x 9.5 cm (13 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.646.1a-d

Medium or Technique

Parcel gilt silver with engraved decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Silver-gilt