Melon-shaped Maebyeong

도기과형매병, 陶器瓜形梅甁

Korean
Goryeo dynasty
13th century


Object Place: Korea; Söng-do

Dimensions

Height: 32.0 cm (12 5/8 in.), Diameter of Foot: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.281

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

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