Painted celadon (Mishima ware)
Outer diameter: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Gift of John L. Severance 1928.160
This bottle was used to contain oil treatment for hair.
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.
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