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Cup with small handle

Accession Number
1987/1.310

Title
Cup with small handle

Artist(s)
Korean

Artist Nationality
Korean (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 8th century

Medium & Support
stoneware with natural ash glaze

Dimensions
3 1/4 in x 4 13/16 in x 4 5/8 in (8.25 cm x 12.22 cm x 11.75 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita

Subject matter
this dark grayish-blue stoneware cup is of a type commonly excavated from the tombs of Three kingdoms period(Gaya period) 5th century.

Physical Description
It has a flat base, globular body and straight neck with an everted rim. The color is dark grayish-blue.

This is a blue-gray, high-fired stoneware cup with a handle. The mouth of the cup is slightly splayed and has a narrow, rounded rim. The body is widest at its center where a semicircular handle is attached vertically. The inner and outer surfaces show faint traces of rotation and water smoothing. The base is wide and flat and has no foot.

[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 70]



Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
cup

Additional Object Classification(s)
Decorative Arts

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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