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청자 상감 구름 학 무늬 모자합 고려
靑磁象嵌雲鶴文母子盒 高麗
Box from set of five decorated with cranes and clouds

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
13th–14th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with inlaid design under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); Diam. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Edna H. Bahr, 1962
Accession Number:
62.97.5a, b
Not on view
Celadon boxes like those comprising this set—four or five diminutive ones inside a larger round one—were used as containers for cosmetics or incense.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," August 23, 2003–June 28, 2004.

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. "Beauty and Learning: Korean Painted Screens," March 11, 2008–June 1, 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. "Arts of Korea," May 19, 2010–November 7, 2010.

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.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of Korea: Buddhism and Buddhist Art," December 9, 2011–June 3, 2012.

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.

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