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Jar with Design of Pomegranates and Birds
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Jar with Design of Pomegranates and Birds


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description In the 18th and 19th centuries, blue-and-white porcelain became common. Before then, blue-and-white porcelain was almost entirely restricted to palace use. The cobalt necessary to produce the blue was hard to obtain and expensive.
Exhibitions
  • Like the Taste of Good Rice: Art from Korea. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1993.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Cassilly [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Cassilly, 1990

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Period
19th century (Joseon)
Medium
porcelain with underglaze blue
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.2606
Measurements
6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in. (16 x 14.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Korea (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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