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Cup and stand with inlaid chrysanthemum design

Photo: National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, Republic of Korea

Cup and stand with inlaid chrysanthemum design

late 12th to early 13th Century

Inlaid Goryeo celadon best represents the originality of Korean ceramics. The outer surface of this cup and stand are inlaid with designs of black and white chrysanthemums, whose delicate blossoms accent the object’s ten-petaled, rounded lotus shape.
Stoneware with celadon glaze and inlaid decoration
Height: 4 7/16 in. (11.3cm)
Gift of Ann Rowland Eddy
99.22
Photo: National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, Republic of Korea
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Now on view at the Asian Art Museum

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Luminous: The Art of Asia", October 13, 2011 - January 8, 2012

Tokyo, Japan, Suntory Museum of Art, "Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art From the Seattle Art Museum", July 25 - September 6, 2009; Tour Schedule: Kobe City Museum, September 19 - December 6, 2009; Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, December 23, 2009 - February 28, 2010; MOA Museum of Art, March 13 - May 9, 2010; Fukuoka Art Museum, May 23 - July 19, 2010
Published ReferencesKawai, Masatomo, Yasuhiro Nishioka, Yukiko Sirahara, editors, "Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art From the Seattle Art Museum", 2009, The Yomiuri Shimbun, catalogue number 91

"Korean Art Collection in the Seattle Art Museum, U.S.A." Tajaon Kwangyaoksi: Kungnip Munhwaja Yaonguso, 2015, pg. 71.

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