Wide-Mouthed Bottle

Wide-Mouthed Bottle

청동 입 큰 병 (靑銅廣口甁)



Diameter of mouth: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1991.227


Did you know?

A bottle with a wide opening is one of the popular types for both bronze and celadon wares. Its ceramic counterpart is 1918.435.


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 made in both ceramic and bronze, including this handsome bronze wine bottle to make their drinking experience more exciting.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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