abstracted peony motif in shades of brown; narrow base, wider shoulder, short lip

Maebyeong with peonies, 11th-12th century

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The elongated tapering body, short neck, and narrow mouth identify this vessel as a type of vase known as a “plum vase.” Informed by similar vases imported from China, this style of vase took its Korean name, maebyeong, from the transliteration of the Chinese name, meiping..

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Maebyeong with peonies
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2015.79.481
Catalogue Raisonne
Murase, Art through a Lifetime, no. 891
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abstracted peony motif in shades of brown; narrow base, wider shoulder, short lip