Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close-button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

청자 음각 당초 무늬 기름병 고려
青磁陰刻唐草文油甁 高麗
Oil bottle decorated with floral scrolls and lotus petals

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
12th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with incised design under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Diam. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of R. H. Macy and Co., 1919
Accession Number:
19.39.6
Not on view
Small flat bottles like this stored oil for women’s hair.
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. "Splendors of Korean Art," October 1, 2016–September 22, 2018.

Related Objects

Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds

Date: late 13th century Medium: Stoneware with inlaid design under celadon glaze Accession: 27.119.11 On view in:Not on view

Wine Ewer with Lotuses

Date: 12th century Medium: Stoneware with incised decoration under celadon glaze Accession: 19.39.20a, b On view in:Gallery 204

Wine Ewer with Chrysanthemums and Lotus Flowers

Date: first half of the 13th century Medium: Stoneware with inlaid decoration under celadon glaze Accession: 13.195.1a, b On view in:Gallery 204

Bowl with Two Boys and Lotuses

Date: early 12th century Medium: Stoneware with mold-impressed decoration under celadon glaze Accession: 11.8.6 On view in:Gallery 204

Anthropomorphic Bottle in Human Form

Date: 11th century Medium: Stoneware Accession: 1989.354 On view in:Gallery 248