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청자 상감 모란 무늬 기름병 고려
靑磁象嵌牡丹文油甁 高麗
Oil bottle decorated with peony leaves

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
late 12th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with reverse-inlaid design under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 (5.7 cm); Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.175.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
This charming bottle is characteristic of a type of celadon with reverse-inlaid designs: the area around the delicate peony leaves was carved away and filled with white slip.
The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. "Celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka," October 10, 1992–November 29, 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Arts of Korea," June 7, 1998–January 24, 1999.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," August 23, 2003–June 28, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," January 14, 2005–October 29, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds and Flowers," November 1, 2006–April 21, 2007.

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New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Maebyông," October 30, 2007–March 3, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," June 10, 2008–October 24, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of Korea," July 7, 2009–November 15, 2009.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Contemplations on the Moon Jar," November 16, 2009–April 25, 2010.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," May 19, 2010–November 7, 2010.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Representation/Abstraction in Korean Art," November 23, 2010–March 20, 2011.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Patchwork Textiles Across Cultures," August 24, 2011–December 5, 2011.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of Korea: Buddhism and Buddhist Art," December 9, 2011–June 3, 2012.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Korean Art," June 8, 2012–November 11, 2012.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flora and Fauna in Korean Art," June 15, 2013–June 1, 2014.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Still Life in Korean Art," June 7, 2014–February 1, 2015.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Korea: 100 Years of Collecting at the Met," February 7, 2015–March 27, 2016.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Expressions of Nature in Korean Art," April 2, 2016–September 18, 2017.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Splendors of Korean Art," October 1, 2016–September 22, 2018.

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