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Vase

Asian Art

MEDIUM Porcelaneous stoneware with celadon glaze
  • Place Made: Korea
  • DATES 12th century
    DYNASTY Goryeo Dynasty
    DIMENSIONS Height: 13 5/16 in. (33.8 cm) Diameter at mouth: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm) Diameter at base: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 76.43
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Antoinette M. Kraushaar
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Vase, 12th century. Porcelaneous stoneware with celadon glaze, Height: 13 5/16 in. (33.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Antoinette M. Kraushaar, 76.43. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 76.43_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION From "Korean Art Collection in the Brooklyn Museum" catalogue: This vase shows features that are typical of maebyeong vases: a broad shoulder and a small mouth. The body is decorated with a cloud design painted with white slip. Considering that few celadon maebyeong were decorated using this slip painting technique, experts believe that it was made before the inlaying technique was developed. The foot is of the concave base type and has five refractory clay marks from kiln stacking. The shape of the vase, the cloud design on the surface, and the techniques used for decoration reveal that it was made in the twelfth century.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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