Bottle with Chrysanthemum Design

Bottle with Chrysanthemum Design

청자 상감 국화무늬 병 (靑磁象嵌菊花文甁)

1200s-1300s

Celadon ware with inlaid white and black slip decoration

Diameter: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.); Overall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)

Gift of John L. Severance 1918.454

Description

This rare long-neck celadon wine bottle is inlaid with white wild chrysanthemums, symbols of both the poem "Drinking Wine" and blessings of longevity. One root has three stems with tiny white blossoms. The damaged lip was repaired with gold lacquer.

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