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Prunus vase with carved dragon

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Provenance

Possibly from one of the royal tombs of Korea. 1911, purchased in Japan by curator Langdon Warner (b. 1881 - d. 1955), Boston on behalf of the MFA for 275 yen (Accession Date: October 16, 1911).

Credit Line

Special Korean Pottery Fund

Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

H. 35.5 cm (14 in.); diam. of mouth: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.); diam. of foot: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1821

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with celadon glaze with incised decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain