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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
Not on view
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.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds and Flowers," November 1, 2006–April 21, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Buddhist Paintings from the Koryō Dynasty (918–1392)," May 8, 2007–October 22, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Maebyông," October 30, 2007–March 3, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," June 10, 2008–October 24, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of Korea," July 7, 2009–November 15, 2009.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Contemplations on the Moon Jar," November 16, 2009–April 25, 2010.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," May 19, 2010–November 7, 2010.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Representation/Abstraction in Korean Art," November 23, 2010–March 20, 2011.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Patchwork Textiles Across Cultures," August 24, 2011–December 5, 2011.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of Korea: Buddhism and Buddhist Art," December 9, 2011–June 3, 2012.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Korean Art," June 8, 2012–November 11, 2012.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flora and Fauna in Korean Art," June 15, 2013–June 1, 2014.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Still Life in Korean Art," June 7, 2014–February 1, 2015.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Korea: 100 Years of Collecting at the Met," February 7, 2015–March 27, 2016.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Expressions of Nature in Korean Art," April 2, 2016–September 18, 2017.

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