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손잡이 달린 인화 무늬 합 통일신라
把手有蓋印花文盒 統一新羅
Covered urn with geometric decoration

Period:
South and North Kingdoms period, Unified Silla (676–935)
Date:
8th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with stamped decoration
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 in. (23.2 cm); W. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm); D. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.34.16a, b
Not on view
The custom of cremation is associated with buddhism, and the prevalence of such urn signals the growing popularity of the religion in Korea.
[ J. J. Lally & Co. , New York, until 1997; sold to MMA]
New York. Asia House Gallery. "The Art of the Korean Potter," April 28, 1968–June 2, 1968.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," August 23, 2003–June 28, 2004.

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.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Splendors of Korean Art," October 1, 2016–September 22, 2018.

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