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Chariot Vessel with Two Cups, Two Openwork Wheels, and Openwork, Flaring Base

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Chariot Vessel with Two Cups, Two Openwork Wheels, and Openwork, Flaring Base, Kaya or Silla kingdom, first half 6th century
Vessel
Korean
,
6th century
Three Kingdoms period, traditionally 57 BC-668 AD
Creation Place: Korea
Kaya-type ware: gray stoneware with appliqué and openwork decoration and with traces of natural ash glaze. Reportedly recovered from a tomb in Hyônp'ung-myôn, Talsông-gun, near Kyôngju, North Kyôngsang province, in July 1962.
H. 15.4 x W. 10.9 x Diam (of wheel). 11.2 cm (6 1/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Maria C. Henderson and partial purchase through the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
, 1991.512
Provenance
Ex-coll: Gregory (1922-1988) and Maria C. Henderson, Medford, Massachusetts
Bibliography
Gregory Henderson, Korean Ceramics: An Art's Variety, exh. cat., Ohio State University, Divisions of Art Gallery (Columbus, Ohio, 1969), p. 26, no. 24

Exhibition History
Korean Art Collections in the United States, National Museum of Korea, Seoul, 06/04/2012 - 08/05/2012