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Oil Bottle with Inlaid Dots Design

청자 상감 원점문 유병 (靑磁象嵌圓點文油甁)

1200s-1300s
Outer diameter: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.); Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
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This bottle was used to contain oil treatment for hair.

Description

Celadons, spoons, seals, and bronze mirrors were the most common burial objects in tombs during the Goryeo period (918-1392). Once used to contain oil treatment for hair, this little celadon bottle was one of the standard goods that furnished elites' tombs.
Oil Bottle with Inlaid Dots Design

Oil Bottle with Inlaid Dots Design

1200s-1300s

Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)

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