Lidded Cup with Strap Handles

뚜껑있는 토기 잔 (有蓋把手附臺杯)

300s–400s CE
(42–562 CE)
Overall: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 in.); Outer diameter: 15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.)
Location: not on view
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A series of triangular cutouts shown on the bottom are standard features of Kaya pottery.


Pottery vessels with a footed stand such as this one is the earliest known high-fired ware. Its gray color is the result of the reduction of oxygen in the closed kiln chamber. Footed vessels were not for everyday usage, but rather served to present offerings to the deceased.
Lidded Cup with Strap Handles

Lidded Cup with Strap Handles

300s–400s CE

Korea, Gaya period (42–562 CE)

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