stoneware jar with brownish ash glaze evenly distributed, mostly on the upper shoulder; wide, low shape with wide mouth and short, straight lip; foot pierced in five places with small rectangular openings; five band design around upper shoulder with alternating motifs of concentric circles and triangles with cross-hatching; bands separated by incised lines

Small Jar with Perforated Foot and Stamped and Incised Designs, late 6th - early 7th century

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Uneven mottling along the shoulders of this vase is the result of ash that settled during the firing process to create a natural glaze. The rows of round stamped designs alternating with rows of incised geometric patterns are typical of stoneware produced during the Unified Silla period (668–935).

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Small Jar with Perforated Foot and Stamped and Incised Designs
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Accession Number
2015.79.476
Catalogue Raisonne
Murase, Art through a Lifetime, no. 885
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stoneware jar with brownish ash glaze evenly distributed, mostly on the upper shoulder; wide, low shape with wide mouth and short, straight lip; foot pierced in five places with small rectangular openings; five band design around upper shoulder with alternating motifs of concentric circles and triangles with cross-hatching; bands separated by incised lines