Bottle with flattened side


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This shape likely derives from leather water bottles carried by northern nomadic tribes of Eurasia. Stoneware bottles of this type were produced at the kilns in Jinjuk-ri, South Chungcheong Province, during the ninth century, and they continued to be made into the early tenth century at the Gurim-ri kilns in South Jeolla Province.

Bottle with flattened side, Stoneware with accidental wood-ash glaze, Korea

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