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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

백자 병 조선
白磁甁 朝鮮
Bottle

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
first half of the 19th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 13 15/16 in. (33.8 cm); W. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) Diam. of rim: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm) Diam. of foot: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.481
Not on view
This bottle’s clean silhouette and unadorned surface speak to the essence of Joseon porcelain: restrained elegance.
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.

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.

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

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Splendors of Korean Art," October 1, 2016–September 22, 2018.

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