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청자 철화 나한상 고려
靑磁鐵畫羅漢像 高麗
Arhat

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
13th–14th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with iron-brown decoration under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Edna Bahr, 1962
Accession Number:
62.97.9
Not on view
The Sanskrit term arhat (Korean: nahan; Chinese: lohan) refers to enlightened beings in the Buddhist tradition. Celadon statuettes of Buddhist figures have been found in Gaeseong, the capital of the Goryeo dynasty, and at ancient temple sites in southwestern Korea.
Inscription: [Illegible] around bottom inlay
Edna Bahr , Ridgefield, CT (until 1962; donated to MMA)
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. "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. "Korea: 100 Years of Collecting at the Met," February 7, 2015–March 27, 2016.

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