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Maebyong Vase with Chrysanthemums

This shape was used to hold wine. The slightly yellow tinge of the glaze, rather than a true blue gray, suggests that the vessel was made in a provincial kiln.

Maebyong Vase with Chrysanthemums
14th century
Porcelain with iron underglaze over white slip
9 ½ x 3 5/8 in. (24.1 x 9.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of James and Marvelle Adams in honor of William Lowe Bryan, 60.50