Apr 24, 2012

Black-glazed Bottle

Black-glazed Bottle



Glazed stoneware

Overall: 31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Gift of John L. Severance 1918.434


Did you know?

This bottle may have served as a wine container.


This black-glazed bottle is characterized by the use of a glaze with a high iron oxide content. Unlike intricately decorated celadons, black-glazed stoneware was used for everyday for containing various type of liquid.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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