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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
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
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.
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