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백자 철화 용 무늬 항아리 조선
白磁鐵畫龍文壺 朝鮮
Jar decorated with dragons

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Porcelain with underglaze iron-brown painting
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm); W. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); Diam. of rim 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Moon Art Foundation and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Gifts, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.254
Not on view
The dragons circling this bulbous jar are represented only by sinuous, scaly bodies. This abstraction, along with the speed of the brush, imbues the piece with vigor and a modern aesthetic.
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