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Title

Jar

17th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Korea
    Period
    Joseon dynasty 1392 - 1897 → 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
    Copyright

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  • 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.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication