Maebyong (Wine Jar) with two plant sprays; misfiredArtist(s)KoreanArtist NationalityKorean (culture or style)Object Creation Date13th centuryMedium & Supportstoneware with underglaze iron paintingDimensions
9 1/8 in. ( 23.2 cm )Credit LineGift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong NamPhysical Description
This is a maebyeong decorated in underglaze iron brown. As the glaze was not su ciently fused during ring, the vase has a bright yellow-brown hue. Two large oral scrolls are decorated on the two sides of the body in iron brown. Its glazed surface is dull due to insu cient fusion and glaze had shivered in many parts, revealing the body. The foot is low but with a wide rim. This type of greenish-brown glazed celadon decorated in iron brown was produced in large quantities around the areas of Jinsan-ri, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do.
Primary Object Classification Ceramic Primary Object Typewine jarAdditional Object Classification(s)Decorative ArtsCollection AreaAsianRights
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.138]
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