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Short-necked Jar

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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, 57 B.C.–A.D. 668

Object Place

Shiragi

Dimensions

Height: 7.0 cm (2 3/4 in.), Diameter of Rim: 9.0 cm (3 9/16 in.), Diameter of Base: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

92.2992

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware