Oil bottle decorated with peony leaves, Stoneware with reverse-inlaid design under celadon glaze, Korea

청자 상감 모란 무늬 기름병 고려
靑磁象嵌牡丹文油甁 高麗
Oil bottle decorated with peony leaves

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
late 12th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with reverse-inlaid design under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 (5.7 cm); Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.175.9
Not on view
This charming bottle is characteristic of a type of celadon with reverse-inlaid designs: the area around the delicate peony leaves was carved away and filled with white slip.
[ Ikeuchi , Seoul, KR, until 1917; sold to MMA]
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