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백자 병 조선
白磁甁 朝鮮
Bottle

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
first half of the 19th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 13 15/16 in. (33.8 cm); W. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) Diam. of rim: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm) Diam. of foot: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.481
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
This bottle’s clean silhouette and unadorned surface speak to the essence of Joseon porcelain: restrained elegance.
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