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Provenance

1880s, probably purchased in Japan by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston; 1899, gift of Bigelow and Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge to the MFA (Accession Date: November 7, 1899).

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection and Denman Waldo Ross

Korean, Joseon dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.), Diameter of Rim: 20.9 cm (8 1/4 in.), Diameter of Foot: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.276

Medium or Technique

White porcelain

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain