Covered Box, Stoneware with inlaid and reverse-inlaid decoration of chrysanthemums and floral scrolls under celadon glaze, Korea

Covered Box

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
13th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with inlaid and reverse-inlaid decoration of chrysanthemums and floral scrolls under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.119.9a, b
Not on view
This sumptuously decorated container, probably used as a cosmetics box, would have held a set of smaller celadon boxes for makeup.
Desmond FitzGerald , New York, his sale: Chinese and Korean Potteries and Porcelains: Collection of Desmond FitzGerald, April 22–23, 1927, lot 431, to MMA
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