Object Place: Kaesong, Korea
Ewer: H. 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.); diam. of base: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Basin: H. 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.); diam. of mouth: 18.8 cm (7 3/8 in.); diam. of base: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Parcel gilt silver with engraved decoration
Arts of Korea Gallery (Gallery 179)
Probably discovered in one of the tombs around Kaesong (Songdo), North Korea. 1935, sold by Yamanaka and Company , New York to the MFA with matching ewer (35.646a) for $10,000.00 (Accession Date: May 2, 1935).
George Nixon Black Fund