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Flower-shaped Cup and Stand

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1880s, probably purchased in Japan by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston; 1899, gift of Bigelow and Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge to the MFA (Accession Date: November 7, 1899).

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Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow Collection and Denman Waldo Ross

Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

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Overall Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.) Cup: Height: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.), Diameter of Rim: 8.0 cm (3 1/8 in.), Diameter of Foot: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.) Stand: Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.), Diameter: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.), Diameter of Foot: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.), Diameter of Cup Holder: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glazed stoneware with incised and carved decoration




Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware