Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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mortuary vessel with cover
  • Korea
  • mortuary vessel with cover, 400s–500s, Silla dynasty (57 BCE–CE 935)
  • Where object was made: Silla (present-day South Korea)
  • stoneware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18.1 x 13.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/8 x 5 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0446.a,b

Bowl & half-hemishphere shaped cover on high, pierced pedestal. Unglazed. Stand has rectangular holes cut in two stories. Domed cover has a knob handle with rectangular cuts. Cover decorated with incised lines in diamond pattern.