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Jar

Location

KOREA

Era

Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)

Title

Jar

Date

17th c.

Materials

Porcelain, underglaze red painted decoration

Dimensions

19.2 cm (h.), 16.5 cm (diam.)

Credits

Gift of F. Cleveland Morgan, inv. 1917.Ed.19

Collection

Archeology and World Cultures

Korean ceramics were strongly indebted to China and Neo-Confucianism. The purity and essential character of the colour white were particularly appreciated during the Joseon dynasty, sometimes punctuated by copper red oxide decoration overlaid with a transparent glaze.

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