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Wine Ewer with Chrysanthemums and Lotus Flowers

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
first half of the 13th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with inlaid decoration under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); W. 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.195.1a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 204
The inlaid patterns that decorate this ewer were created by etching the motifs into a body, filling in the carved space with black and/or white slip, and then firing the entire vessel with a celadon glaze.
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