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2009cr0714 jpg l

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Acquired in 1918 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
McKillop, Beth. Korean art and design: the Samsung gallery of Korean art. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1992, p. 32, Plate 3. Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of the Le Blond collection of Corean pottery London: V&A, 1918, Plate 1, Cat. 2.
collection_code
EAS
credit
Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond
date_end
0800-12-31
date_start
0650-01-01
date_text
650-800 (made)
descriptive_line
Funerary urn with bowl and cover, unglazed grey stoneware; Korea, Unified Silla period, 650-800
dimensions
Height: 7.5 cm bowl, Diameter: 14.4 cm bowl, Height: 5 cm cover, Diameter: 13.5 cm cover
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
22944
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:55:31.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:55:31.000Z
latitude
38.281347
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case K, shelf 1
longitude
127.095594
marks
materials
stoneware
materials_techniques
Unglazed stoneware, thrown, stamped, fired
museum_number
C.487&A-1918
museum_number_token
c4871918
object_number
O21936
object_type
Funerary urn: bowl and cover
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Funerary urn with bowl and cover, of unglazed grey stoneware. The bowl has a pedestaled base with two rectangular cut outs and has plain outer walls. The cover has a circular raised knob and a stamped pattern of rows of rings radiating outwards from the central raised ring.
place
Korea
primary_image_id
2009CR0714
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This unglazed stoneware bowl and cover is typical of the ceramics made during the United Silla period of Korean history. It was designed to contain the cremated ashes of a Buddhist believer. It stands on a low base, which has large rectangular piercings. Its cover is topped by a ring-shaped handle, from which columns of incised decoration radiate over the surface.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
funerary-urn-bowl-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
stamped, thrown, fired
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
800
year_start
650