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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.509
Title
Horn cup and pedestal stand
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
late 5th cent. - first half 6th cent.
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Three Kingdoms period, Silla, 57 BCE-668 CE
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray stoneware with incised, appliqué, and openwork decoration and with splashes of natural ash glaze
Dimensions
30.5 x 17.2 cm (12 x 6 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Ex-coll: Gregory (1922-1988) and Maria C. Henderson, Medford, Massachusetts
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
1991.509
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Robert P. Griffing, Jr., The Art of the Korean Potter; Silla, Koryô, Yi, exh. cat., Asia Society Museum (New York, NY, 1968), p. 62, no. 10; p. 117, no. 10

Gregory Henderson, Korean Ceramics: An Art's Variety, exh. cat., Ohio State University, Divisions of Art Gallery (Columbus, Ohio, 1969), p. 25, no. 21

Robert D. Mowry, First Under Heaven: The Henderson Collection of Korean Ceramics, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992), n.p.

Exhibition History

Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/07/2018 - 01/06/2019

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