Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Poetry in Clay

Drum-Shaped Bottle with Peony Decoration
Korean, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910); late 15th–early 16th century
Buncheong with iron-painted design; H. 8 5/8 in. (21.7 cm), L. 12 3/8 in. (31.2 cm)
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Treasure no. 1387

Poetry in Clay: Korean Buncheong Ceramics from Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art a special exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

Ewer with Dragon-Fish Head and Lotus Decoration
Korean, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910); mid-15th century
Buncheong with inlaid design; H. 11 1/8 in. (28 cm), Diam. of mouth 2 1/2 in. (6.2 cm), Diam. of foot 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm)

1 comment:

Linda Starr said...

Wonderful shapes, thanks for the inspirations.