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Jar with Small Loop Handles

Period:
Three Kingdoms period (57 B.C.–A.D. 668)
Date:
ca. 3rd–4th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Earthenware with impressed and paddled decoration
Dimensions:
H. 11 7/16 in. (29.1 cm); Diam. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Helen M. Meserve, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Danziger and Mrs. Jackson Burke Gifts, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.401
Not on view
This storage jar is one of the distinctive types of early pottery produced by the Silla kingdom in the Gimhae region, near the southeastern coast of the Korean peninsula.
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. "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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