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Small Blue-and-White Jar with Bamboo Design, misfired

Accession Number
2004/1.277

Title
Small Blue-and-White Jar with Bamboo Design, misfired

Artist(s)
Korean

Artist Nationality
Korean (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
19th century

Medium & Support
porcelain with blue underglaze painting

Dimensions
4 1/16 in. ( 10.3 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam

Physical Description
This is a grayish brown small jar with a short neck and a globular body. It is dated to the end of the 19th century, judging from its motifs, color of cobalt-blue and shape. It is decorated with a line around the rim and with floral scrolls on the shoulder. The entire foot is glazed and has grains of coarse sand stuck to it. Extensive contamination from impurities on its surface has given it a yellow tint overall.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.174]

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
jar

Collection Area
Asian

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Keywords
ceramic (material)
flower (motif)
foliage (motif)
jars
porcelain (visual works)

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