Korean Ceramics: From Archaeology to Art History
The ceramics in this installation not only highlight the technological and artistic developments that occurred over two millennia on the Korean Peninsula but also demonstrate the complex position ceramic research occupies between the fields of archaeology and art history. Ceramics have anthropological and archaeological significance, serving as physical evidence of past human activity. They are also of art historical interest, aesthetically appreciated for their glazes, delicate forms, and intricate decorative techniques.
Installation arranged by Sol Jung, PhD Student, Department of Art & Archaeology, Princeton University.
This installation complements the spring 2014 Tang Center for East Asian Art Lecture Series. Three lectures on Korean art will be given by Professor Song-mi Yi, Professor Emerita of Art History, The Academy of Korean Studies. For more information see: http://www.princeton.edu/tang/lectures/tcls/.
2005-6 Cut-stem bowl
y1929-406 Maebyong vessel, 12th–13th century
2006-835 Bowl, 15th century
y1964-4 Jar, 18th century
y1961-61 Vase, 10th–14th century
y1966-54 Oil bottle, 12th century
y1966-55 a-b Cup and stand, 12th century
1998-315 Maebyong vessel, 12th–late 14th century
2006-832 Bowl with floral sprays, 12th–13th century
2010-81 Melon ewer with lotus-flower design, 12th century