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Title

Vase

6th century CE-8th century CE

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Korea
    Period
    Silla period 57 BCE - 935 → Korea
    Date
    6th century CE-8th century CE
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    grey stoneware with stamped decoration
    Dimensions
    10.7 cm
    Credit
    Purchased 1983
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    4.1983
    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

    Referenced in 1 publication