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靑磁銅畫象嵌菊花牡丹文油甁 高麗 Oil bottle decorated with peonies and chrysanthemums
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Stoneware with copper-red and inlaid design under celadon glaze
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diam. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Gift of Sadajiro Yamanaka, 1911
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
Volatile copper-red pigment was successfully controlled during this bottle’s firing to produce splashes of deep crimson against the black-and-white inlay and green glaze—a technique that was likely an innovation of Goryeo potters.