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Long-necked jar and stand

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Provenance

Excavated from the mounds in the eastern side of the Korean peninsula. Between 1881 and 1886, Pierre Louis Jouy (d. 1894); probably sold by Jouy in Japan 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, Silla, 5th-6th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Jar: H. 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.), diam. of rim: 17.8 cm (7 in.) Stand: H. 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.), diam. of rim: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); diam. of foot: 27.8 cm (10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2959a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with incised decoration and perforations

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware