Paper holder

백자투각용문지통, 白瓷透刻龍文紙筒

Korean
Joseon dynasty
19th century


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.), Diameter of Rim: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.), Diameter of Foot: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.272

Medium or Technique

White porcelain with openwork decoration

On View

Arts of Korea Gallery (Gallery 179)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

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