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은제 합 고려
銀製盒 高麗
Covered box

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
918–1392
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); Diam. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.141.28a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
The swastika incised in the center of this box is an ancient Indian symbol of auspiciousness that was introduced to Korea with Buddhism.
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