Maebyeong (plum bottle) decorated with cranes and clouds


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With its voluptuous form and eye-catching inlaid design of large cranes and clouds, this is an excellent example of a maebyeong, or plum bottle, used for alcohol and other beverages. It was produced at the famous celadon kiln site at Buan Yucheon-ri in North Jeolla Province. Lacquer resin mixed with powdered gold was used to repair the mouth.

#8502. Maebyeong

Maebyeong (plum bottle) decorated with cranes and clouds, Stoneware with inlaid design under celadon glaze, Korea

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