A glimpse of Korean ceramics (III)

Moon Jars were made in Korea from the mid-17th to mid-18th century. They are large, white, porcelain storage jars and there are only twenty left in the world. Thrown in two sections and joined in the middle led to many not surviving firing in the kiln. Continue reading A glimpse of Korean ceramics (III)

A glimpse of Korean ceramics (II)

The Joseon Dynasty ruled over a united Korean Peninsula for more than 500 years, from the fall of the Goryeo Dynasty in 1392 through the Japanese Occupation of 1910. The cultural innovations and achievements of Korea’s last dynasty continue to influence Korean society today. Continue reading A glimpse of Korean ceramics (II)