Oct 14, 2020
Oct 14, 2020

Lidded Cup with Strap Handles (lid)

Lidded Cup with Strap Handles (lid)

뚜껑있는 토기 잔 (有蓋把手附臺杯)

AD 300s-400s

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Stoneware with natural ash glaze

Diameter of mouth: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.); Overall: 21.5 x 20.5 cm (8 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1997.9.b

Location

Description

Pottery vessels with a footed stand such as this one is the earliest known high-fired ware. Its gray color is the result of the reduction of oxygen in the closed kiln chamber. Footed vessels were not for everyday usage, but rather served to present offerings to the deceased.

See also
Collection: 
Korean Art
Department: 
Korean Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic

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