단지와 그릇받침 삼국, 신라
壺, 器臺 三國, 新羅 Jar and tall stand with perforated base
Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom (57 B.C.–A.D. 676)
Stoneware with traces of incidental ash glaze
H. 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
This combination of a round jar and an elongated stand with a perforated design is representative of high-fired, wheel-thrown gray stoneware from the Silla kingdom and the neighboring Gaya federation. Vessels of this type seem to have functioned primarily as burial objects.