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Title

Small jar

circa 900 CE

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    small jar with one small handle
    Place where the work was made
    Korea
    Period
    Unified Silla Kingdom 668 - 936 Silla period 57 BCE - 935 → Korea
    Date
    circa 900 CE
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    grey stoneware, unglazed
    Dimensions
    10.5 x 11.0 cm; 11.0 cm diam. of mouth
    Credit
    Purchased 1986
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    381.1986
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    Deposited in large quantities in tombs along with armour, agricultural implements and ceremonial jewellery, Silla ceramics survive in significant numbers. Tomb ceramics range from large storage jars and ceremonial vessels for fertility and harvest rites, to household pieces such as these. The use of impressed and incised decoration into a grey body is characteristic of Silla decoration.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.184.

  • Bibliography

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