Period: Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date: second half of the 19th century
Medium: Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and copper-red design
Dimensions: H. 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number: 27.119.22
The shape of this jar—with its globular body, long neck, and rolled rim—is typical of nineteenth-century Korean porcelain, as is the swiftly rendered, bold decoration. The flash of color from the copper-red pigment enlivens the peony flower and adds to the piece’s appeal.