09 janvier 2017

Cup and stand decorated with lotus seeds and petals, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), first half of the 12th century

Cup and stand decorated with lotus seeds and petals, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), first half of the 12th century. toneware with incised design under celadon glaze. Overall: H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); Diam. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Rogers Fund, 1916, 16.143.2a, b © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lotus seeds and petals are carved on and around the raised center of this stand. When the cup is placed atop it, only the petals are visible.

06 janvier 2017

Mirror decorated with phoenixes and flowers, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), first half of the 12th century

Mirror decorated with phoenixes and flowers, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), first half of the 12th century. Bronze. Diam. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm), Rogers Fund, 1922, 22.141.1 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.