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Title

Jar

17th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Korea


Date

17th century


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

stoneware


Dimensions

11.7 x 16.7 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1989


Location

Not on display


Accession number

283.1989



Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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