Bottle

Bottle

청자병 (靑磁甁)

1100s

Celadon

Overall: 27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.)

Gift of John L. Severance 1918.436

Location

Did you know?

The distinctive bluish and greenish glaze of Goryeo celadons, shown in this bottle, is the result of distinctive small and long Korean kilns, which maintained a low oxygen saturation with a high level of carbon dioxide.

Description

As early as the seventh century, the practice of drinking tea and wine became an important part of elite culture in Korea. Elites of the Goryeo period commissioned a variety of types of utensils and vessels including this wine bottle, not only to make their drinking experience more exciting.

See also
Collection: 
Korean Art
Department: 
Korean Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Celadon

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