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Jar with Wide Mouth

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Provenance

Excavated from the mounds in the eastern side of the Korean peninsula. 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. Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Korean, Three Kingdoms Period, A.D. 42–562

Object Place

Shiragi

Dimensions

Height: 17.0 cm (6 11/16 in.), Diameter of Rim: 15.0 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2973

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with incised, beaten and scraped decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware