Archival Object

Korean jar with cloud and dragon design

17th century / Creator Unknown

Korean_jar_with_cloud_and_dragon_design,_17th_century,_Tokyo_National_Museum.jpg

A porcelain jar with a decorative dragon and cloud design in underglaze iron. The jar is of Korean origin and dates to the Joseon dynasty in the 17th century. Found in South Mill Pond, Portsmouth, N.H. and donated anonymously in 1964.

~ “Korean jar with cloud and dragon design,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed September 27, 2022, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/3523.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Title

Korean jar with cloud and dragon design

Subject

Korean art
Ceramic jars
Pottery
Dragons
Portsmouth (N.H.)

Description

A porcelain jar with a decorative dragon and cloud design in underglaze iron. The jar is of Korean origin and dates to the Joseon dynasty in the 17th century. Found in South Mill Pond, Portsmouth, N.H. and donated anonymously in 1964.

Source

Art and Artifact Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

17th century

Format

Diameter of base: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.); overall: 34.7 cm (13 11/16 in.)

Type

PhysicalObject

Identifier

PPL-AA: 1964.1

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Photograph by Hiart, distributed under a CC0 1.0 license