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Wine Pot

Wine Pot

918-1392

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Pottery

Overall: 17.8 x 13.9 cm (7 x 5 1/2 in.)

Gift of John L. Severance 1921.633.a

Location

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A chain or cord once connected a small loop on the handle and the lid to serve beverages without spilling.

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 elegant wine pot, not only to make their drinking experience more exciting, but also to show their appreciation of nature.

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

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