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Small Jar with Cover

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); Diam. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Wolf, 1963
Accession Number:
63.177a, b
Not on view
Diminutive, lidded porcelain jars such as this were used to store condiments and spices for cooking.
New York. Asia Society. "Yi Dynasty Korean Porcelain," February 16, 1989–September 3, 1989.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," January 14, 2005–October 29, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds and Flowers," November 1, 2006–April 21, 2007.

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. "Korean Art," June 8, 2012–November 11, 2012.

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