Korea / Double-handled vessel / Three Kingdoms period, probably Paekche kingdom (18 B.C .?660 A.D.), 5th?6th centuryKorea
Double-handled vessel
Three Kingdoms period, probably Paekche kingdom (18 B.C .?660 A.D.), 5th?6th century

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Korean
Creator Dates/Places: Korea
Creator Name-CRT: Korea
Title: Double-handled vessel
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 400
Creation End Date: 599
Creation Date: Three Kingdoms period, probably Paekche kingdom (18 B.C .?660 A.D.), 5th?6th century
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Stoneware
Dimensions: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm)

Many examples of ceramic wares produced during the later Three Kingdoms period reflect the influence of metalware forms. The rigid profile and raised ridges encircling the body of this imposing double-handled vessel, for example, are characteristic of contemporaneous metal vessels that potters mimicked.

This stoneware vessel is rare both in its form and in its large size. Such innovative forms are typical of objects produced in the southwestern kingdom of Paekche.

AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 1997.34.25
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art . All rights reserved.
Rights: http://www.metmuseum.org/education/er_photo_lib.asp
AMICA ID: MMA_.1997.34.25
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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