Altar DishArtist(s)KoreanArtist NationalityKorean (culture or style)Object Creation Datelate 19th centuryMedium & Supportglazed porcelainDimensions
2 7/8 x 4 7/16 x 4 7/16 in. (7.2 x 11.2 x 11.2 cm)Credit LineGift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang FamilyPhysical Description
A tall glazed and speckled porcelain offering dish for an altar. The base is a narrow and sharply tapered cylinder which meets an angular bottom of a dish. The dish itself is wide and shallow.
This vessel built from low quality clay and is coated with a blue-green-tinted glaze, giving it a pale green-brown tone overall. Coarse sand is stuck to the foot rim. The tray is contaminated by many impurities and iron spots. The vessel was produced at a regional kiln.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.199]Primary Object Classification Ceramic Primary Object TypedishCollection AreaAsianRights
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Korean (culture or style)
ceramics (object genre)
dishes (object genre)
porcelain (visual works)