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청자 상감 구름 학 무늬 매병 고려
靑磁象嵌雲鶴文梅甁 高麗
Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
second half of the 12th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with inlaid decoration under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Sadajiro Yamanaka, 1911
Accession Number:
11.8.1
Not on view
The cranes and clouds, popular motifs on Goryeo celadon, are delicately yet expressively rendered. Set against the green color of the glaze, they appear to be floating in the sky.
Yamanaka Sadajiro , 1911; donated to MMA
Durham. Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. "Chinese, Japanese and Korean Ceramics," March 15, 1986–May 5, 1986.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," January 14, 2005–October 29, 2006.

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. "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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