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분청사기 박지 모란 무늬 항아리 조선
粉靑沙器剝地牡丹文壺 朝鮮
Large jar with peony decoration

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
late 15th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Buncheong ware with incised and sgraffito design
Dimensions:
H. 15 in. (38.1 cm); Diam. 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.122.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
The boldly rendered peony flowers and leaves here capture the essence of the exuberant plant, which symbolizes wealth and prestige. The technique of incising the design’s outlines and carving away the background through the white slip is characteristic of buncheong vessels produced in Jeolla Province.
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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. "Beauty and Learning: Korean Painted Screens," March 11, 2008–June 1, 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.

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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.

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