Chariot Vessel With Two Cups, Two Openwork Wheels, And Openwork, Flaring Base
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.512
Title
Chariot Vessel with Two Cups, Two Openwork Wheels, and Openwork, Flaring Base
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
first half 6th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Three Kingdoms period, Silla or Kaya
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
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.
Dimensions
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.)
Provenance
Gregory (1922-1988) and Maria C. Henderson (1923-2007), Medford, MA (by 1969-1988), inherited; by Maria C. Henderson, Medford, MA (1988-1991), partial gift and partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1991.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
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
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.512
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Google Art Project

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