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Small Jar

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
late 15th–early 16th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Buncheong ware with white slip and iron-brown floral scrolls
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 (11.4 cm); W. 6 in. (15.2 cm); Diam. of rim 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Gift, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.241
Not on view
This delightful example of buncheong ware from the Hakbong-ri kiln on Mount Gyeryong, Gongju (in North Chungcheong Province) is characterized by the vibrant organic design painted in iron over the white slip and under the glaze.
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. "Arts of Korea," May 19, 2010–November 7, 2010.

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