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Cover for a Pitcher

1100s
Diameter of lid: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.); height of lid: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
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During the Goryeo period, a variety of types of tea ware were widely used. This lid once served as a lid of a teapot.

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As early as the seventh century, the practice of drinking tea and wine became an important part of elite leisure culture in Korea. This lid once served as a lid for a tea pot.
Cover for a Pitcher

Cover for a Pitcher

1100s

Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)

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