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Asian Art

Chawan

16th century

Korea, soft porcelain made in Gyeongsang namdo kiln; a near-white clay, fired fairly hard (glaze well melted) with irregular stinging

3 1/8 × 5 11/16 in. (8 × 14.4 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.74a-b
Culture: 
Korean, Japanese
Period: 
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Bought by Ossorio on Feb 5, 1980 from Bennet A. Moskin. purchased by Frederic E. Ossorio (1919–2005), Boulder, Colo.; inherited by Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo.; gift in 2013 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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