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Ewer in the shape of a bamboo shoot

Bamboo Shoot-shaped Ewer

12th century


Dimensions

H. 24.9 cm (9 13/16 in.), diam. of foot: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.966a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with celadon glaze and carved and incised decoration

On View

Arts of Korea Gallery (Gallery 179)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics , Pottery , Stoneware

Provenance

By 1948, Charles Bain Hoyt (b. 1889 - d. 1949), Camden; 1950, bequest of Hoyt to the MFA (Accession Date: May 11, 1950).

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection