Vase with Floral Design

Vase with Floral Design

청자 철화 초화무늬 긴목병 (靑磁鐵畵草花文廣口甁)

1100s

Celadon with underglaze iron-brown

Overall: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.)

Gift of Mrs. J. Livingstone Taylor 1919.655

Location

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This bottle was painted with iron-rich pigment beneath celadon glaze.

Description

This bottle painted with iron-rich pigment beneath celadon glaze was probably produced in Haenam kilns in southern Jella province. The method that paints patterns in iron-oxide pigment is believed to have developed in kilns in China, such as Xicun in Guangzhou, Cizhou and Ding in Hebei province, and Yaozhou in Shaanxi province around the 900s.

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

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