An image of Jar

Unknown Artist

Jar

Location
Not on display
Further information

This jar, thought to be from Hwaeryeong in North Korea, came from the collection of Australian artist Margaret Preston. Preston visited Peking, Seoul and Japan in 1934, one of the first Australian artists to do so. A paper label on the base reads 'Korean/got from/Seoul'.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.186.

Place of origin
Korea
Period
Korea: Joseon dynasty 1392–1897
Year
17th century
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware
Dimensions
11.7 x 16.7 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1989
Accession number
283.1989