Bowl with Peonies

Artist/maker unknown, Korean

Geography:
Made in Korea, Asia

Period:
Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910)

Date:
19th century

Medium:
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration

Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 8 inches (7.9 x 20.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1962-123-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore T. Newbold, 1962

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Label:
Blue-and-white wares were mainly used in the Korean court and in upper class households during ancestral rites, but they were also considered utilitarian objects for the kitchen and table. Those pieces destined for the royal household, such as this bowl, have underglaze blue decoration executed by professional court painters.