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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, Gaya, A.D. 42–562

Object Place

Shiragi

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.), Diameter of Rim: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.), Diameter of Foot: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2985a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with incised decoration and perforations

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware