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Wine Jar with Design of Peonies
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Wine Jar with Design of Peonies

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Description A Korean poem referring to a 16th-century general suggests the spirit that this wine bottle might have evoked: Mr. Ko builds a grass hut Somewhere on South Mountain. He tends flowers and the moon, And stones and water. He must keep wine also; He invites me in for a cup. (Peter B. Lee, translator)
  • Like the Taste of Good Rice: Art from Korea. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1993.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1876 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1876

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15th-16th century (Joseon)
stoneware with white slip and glaze
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H: 12 x Diam: 7 in. (30.5 x 17.8 cm)
  • Korea (Place of Origin)
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