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단지와 그릇받침 삼국, 신라
壺, 器臺 三國, 新羅
Jar and tall stand with perforated base

Period:
Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom (57 B.C.–A.D. 676)
Date:
mid-5th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with traces of incidental ash glaze
Dimensions:
H. 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.34.24a, b
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.
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