Bowl with Incised Parrot Design

Bowl with Incised Parrot Design

청자 음각 앵무새 무늬 사발 (靑磁陰刻鸚鵡文碗)

1100s-1200s

Celadon ware with incised decoration

Diameter of mouth: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.); Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Gift of John L. Severance 1918.482

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Description

This celadon tea or soup bowl was used by the royal or aristocratic class in the Goryeo period. The inside is incised with three flying birds that, because of their long chins, are assigned to the parrot design by Korean scholars.

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

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