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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.621
Title
Water Dropper with Two Spouts, Each in the Form of a Crouching Frog, and with Plum and Rock Decor
Classification
Artists' Tools
Work Type
water dropper
Date
late 18th-early 19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue-and-white ware: porcelain with appliqué molded spouts and with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue. From the kilns at Punwŏn-ri, Kwangju-gun, Kyŏnggi province.
Dimensions
H. 6.9 x W. 10.3 x D. 7.8 cm (2 11/16 x 4 1/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
Provenance
Gregory and Maria C. Henderson, Medford, MA (by 1963-1988), inherited; by Maria C. Henderson, Medford, MA (1988-1991), partial gift and partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1991.

Footnotes:
1. Gregory Henderson (1922-1988)
2. Maria C. Henderson (?-2007)
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
1991.621
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. 58, no. 133

Exhibition History

Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/08/2006 - 04/08/2007

Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 06/01/2013

Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/2012 - 06/01/2013

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 11/29/2015; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/01/2018 - 12/07/2018

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