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청자 상감 금채 국화 무늬 작은 항아리 고려
靑磁象嵌金彩菊花文小壺 高麗
Small jar and cover decorated with chrysanthemums, cranes, and clouds

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
late 13th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with gold and inlaid design under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Sadajiro Yamanaka, 1911
Accession Number:
11.8.4
Not on view
This jar is a rare example of Goryeo celadon with gold decoration (several specks remain). This type became prevalent in Korea from the late thirteenth to the early fourteenth century, reflecting the tastes of the Mongols who ruled China during the Yuan dynasty (1271–1368). The cranes-and-clouds design is entirely Korean.
Yamanaka Sadajiro , 1911; donated to MMA
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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. "Buddhist Paintings from the Koryō Dynasty (918–1392)," May 8, 2007–October 22, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Maebyông," October 30, 2007–March 3, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Beauty and Learning: Korean Painted Screens," March 11, 2008–June 1, 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.

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New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of Korea: Buddhism and Buddhist Art," December 9, 2011–June 3, 2012.

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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. "Korea: 100 Years of Collecting at the Met," February 7, 2015–March 27, 2016.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Expressions of Nature in Korean Art," April 2, 2016–September 18, 2017.

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