국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
White Porcelain Jar with Cloud and Dragon Design in Underglaze Iron
  • Exhibition Name

    Jar with Dragon and Cloud, White porcelain painted in underglaze iron-brown

  • Culture/Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Ceramics - White Porcelain

  • Category

    Food - Tableware - Storage Carriage - Jar

  • Dimensions

    H. 42.0cm

  • Accession Number

    Namsan 513

  • Location

    Buncheong Ware and White Porcelain Gallery

The voluminous, stable body of this white porcelain jar shows the characteristic feature of jars of this type made in the early Joseon Period. The body is decorated with a dragon struggling to catch a magic pearl in a dynamic manner, its whiskers and mane blowing wildly in the wind.