Wine cup with ear handles, Porcelain, Korea

백자 두 귀 (달린) 잔 조선
白磁兩耳盞 朝鮮
Wine cup with ear handles

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
15th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.175.1
Not on view
The cup here, used in Confucian ancestral rites, may have been placed atop a flat-rimmed porcelain dish, such as 2004.124. Both objects, produced at the court kilns (Bunwon), demonstrate the neo-Confucian elite’s taste for unadorned white porcelain during the Joseon period.
[ Ikeuchi , Seoul, KR, until 1917; sold to MMA]
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