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Mounted Jar with Handle

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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, Winsan


Height: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.), Diameter of Rim: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.), Diameter of Foot: 7.0 cm (2 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Stoneware with incised decoration and perforations




Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware