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須恵器高杯
Footed Cup

Period:
Kofun period (ca. 300–710)
Date:
ca. 500
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Sue ware)
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); Diam. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm); Diam. of top (5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); Diam. of foot (7 in. (17.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.8
Not on view
This early vessel, with its cut-out design in the tall foot, closely resembles contemporary examples from the Korean peninsula. It would once have had a lid.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Art from the Gerry Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 15, 1989–June 29, 1990.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flowing Streams: Scenes from Japanese Arts and Life," December 21, 2006–June 3, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: Two Decades of Collecting Japanese Art," 2007.

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