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표주박 모양 병 고려
瓢形甁 高麗
Gourd-shaped bottle

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
early 12th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with incidental ash glaze
Dimensions:
H. 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.34.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
A graceful example of non-celadon stoneware from the Goryeo period, this bottle possesses pleasingly attenuated proportions. The double-gourd shape, a clever incorporation of a vegetal form, can also be found in celadon.
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