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Pedestal Jar

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, South, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Stoneware with ash glaze
  • Place Made: Korea
  • DATES 5th century
    PERIOD Three Kingdoms Period (Gaya)
    DIMENSIONS Height: 7 1/16 in. (18 cm) Diameter at mouth: 3 15/16 in. (10 cm) Diameter at base: 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Nathan Hammer
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION From "Korean Art Collection in the Brooklyn Museum" catalogue: This mounted jar with a straight mouth has a single band-shaped handle attached to its side and three triangular perforations decorating the pedestal. A thick greenish brown ash glaze is on the shoulder. A pair of incised lines forms a decorative band in the center of the vessel, which is filled with closely incised, tight wave motifs.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, South, 2nd floor
    CAPTION Pedestal Jar, 5th century. Stoneware with ash glaze, Height: 7 1/16 in. (18 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nathan Hammer, 74.61.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.61.8_PS11.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 74.61.8_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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