Bowl with Chrysanthemums

Artist/maker unknown, Korean

Geography:
Made in Korea, Asia

Period:
Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392)

Date:
12th century

Medium:
Porcellaneous stoneware with inlay decoration under celadon glaze

Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 7 1/4 inches (7.9 x 18.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 237, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1941-87-57

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John Reilly, 1941

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Label:
The chrysanthemum was one of the most popular motifs of Korean potters for decorating celadons of the Goryeo dynasty, especially when using the inlay technique. Inlay designs in white and black clay subtly contrast with the celadon's pale blue-green color.


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