Melon-shaped Ewer

청자상감국화연화절지문과형주자, 靑瓷象嵌菊花蓮花折枝文瓜形注子

Korean
Goryeo dynasty
13th century


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

Height: 19.0 cm (7 1/2 in.), Diameter of Foot: 8.0 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.300

Medium or Technique

Glazed stoneware with inlaid decoration

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Stoneware

Provenance

1880s, probably purchased in Japan by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston; 1899, gift of Bigelow and Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge to the MFA (Accession Date: November 7, 1899).

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection and Denman Waldo Ross