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MEDIUM Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • Place Made: Korea
  • DATES late 11th-12th century
    DYNASTY Goryeo Dynasty
    DIMENSIONS Height: 10 1/4 in. (26.1 cm) Diameter at mouth: 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm) Diameter at base: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.28.247
    CREDIT LINE The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Vase, late 11th-12th century. Stoneware with celadon glaze, Height: 10 1/4 in. (26.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection, 2004.28.247. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE bottom, CUR.2004.28.247_base_Heon-Kang_photo_NRICH.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, , 2005
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase of high shoulder sloping to narrow feet (Korean: Maebyeong), undecorated. Neck is short and narrow, supporting a disk-shape mouth. Glaze shows no sign of crackle, smooth and slightly thicker on one side, showing rich green celadon color. Condition: Foot ring repaired and chipped.
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