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Originated from Songdo (present-day Kaesong, North Korea). Between 1881 and 1886, Pierre Louis Jouy (b. 1856 - d. 1894); probably sold by Jouy to Edward Sylvester Morse (b. 1838 - d. 1925), Salem; 1892, sold by Morse to the MFA (Accession Date: March 1, 1892).

Credit Line

Morse Collection

Korean, Joseon dynasty, early 20th century

Object Place

Korea; Söng-do


Height: 20.0 cm (7 7/8 in.), Diameter of Rim: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.), Diameter of foot: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glazed white porcelain with openwork decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain