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Collection

An image of Jar by

Korea

Title
Jar
Place of origin
Korea
Period
Joseon dynasty 1392 - 1897 → Korea
Year
17th century
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware
Dimensions

11.7 x 16.7 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1989
Accession number
283.1989
Location
Not on display
Further information

This jar, thought to be from Hwaeryeong in North Korea, came from the collection of Australian artist Margaret Preston. Preston visited Peking, Seoul and Japan in 1934, one of the first Australian artists to do so. A paper label on the base reads 'Korean/got from/Seoul'.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.186.

Bibliography (1)

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2003, 186 (colour illus.).