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Melon-shaped ewer

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Provenance

By 1948, Charles Bain Hoyt (b. 1889 - d. 1949), Camden; 1950, bequest of Hoyt to the MFA (Accession Date: May 11, 1950).

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

Height: 14.0 cm (5 1/2 in.), Diameter of Mouth: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.), Diameter of Base: 8.5 dm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.1020

Medium or Technique

Glazed stoneware with underglaze iron-brown painted decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware