Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom (57 B.C.–A.D. 676)
Stoneware with traces of incidental ash glaze
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Not on view
The hollow base of this cup contains small clay pellets that produce a pleasant sound when the user tips the cup. Such luxury items, mostly excavated from tombs, were probably used by the occupant in daily life.