Funerary Urn with Cover
On View: Asian Galleries, South, 2nd floor
Three Kingdoms Period (Silla-Unified Silla)
Height: 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm)
Diameter at mouth: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Diameter at base: 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Sir George Sanson
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Funerary Urn with Cover, 7th-8th century. Unglazed stoneware, Height: 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sir George Sanson, 40.721a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.721a-b_SL1.jpg)
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From "Korean Art Collection in the Brooklyn Museum" catalogue:
This dark grey, hard earthenware urn has a shiny surface and a bulbous silhouette. A jewel-shaped knob adorns the lid, which gracefully flares out. The urn itself has a straight mouth, a strongly accentuated shoulder, and a short, skirting base. Dotted half-circles and triangle motifs decorate the lid, while the body of the urn is covered with half-circle motifs.
Mortuary bowl and cover, with low foot which contracts slightly, spreading sides and mouth grooved to receive a cover. The cover is domed with a knob at top. Grayish brown coarse pottery, unglazed. Simple incised decoration of rows of circles, dots and lines with traces of earth still adhering. A piece is broken off the edge of the cover.
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