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청자 철화 나한상 고려
靑磁鐵畫羅漢像 高麗
Arhat

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
13th–14th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with iron-brown decoration under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Edna Bahr, 1962
Accession Number:
62.97.9
Not on view
The Sanskrit term arhat (Korean: nahan; Chinese: lohan) refers to enlightened beings in the Buddhist tradition. Celadon statuettes of Buddhist figures have been found in Gaeseong, the capital of the Goryeo dynasty, and at ancient temple sites in southwestern Korea.
Inscription: [Illegible] around bottom inlay
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