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Small jar (“salt jar”), Korean, used in Japan

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Provenance

Discovered in Japan. By 1892, 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, Edo period, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Hizen province, Chosen Karatsu

Dimensions

Height x diameter of mouth x diameter of foot: 8.8 x 7.9 x 5 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.3131

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery