Chariot wheel–shaped cup

Period: Three Kingdoms period, Gaya Federation (42–562)

Date: 5th century

Culture: Korea

Medium: Stoneware with incidental ash glaze

Dimensions: H. 6 1/4 in (15.9 cm); W. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm); D. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)

Classification: Ceramics

Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997

Accession Number: 1997.34.2


Distinctive sculptural pottery such as this piece, which exhibits both technical command and imagination, is a highlight of the art of the Three Kingdoms period.