Oil bottle decorated with peonies and chrysanthemums, Stoneware with copper-red and inlaid design under celadon glaze, Korea

청자 동화 상감 국화 모란 무늬 기름병 고려
靑磁銅畫象嵌菊花牡丹文油甁 高麗
Oil bottle decorated with peonies and chrysanthemums

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Date:
13th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with copper-red and inlaid design under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diam. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Sadajiro Yamanaka, 1911
Accession Number:
11.8.3
Not on view
Volatile copper-red pigment was successfully controlled during this bottle’s firing to produce splashes of deep crimson against the black-and-white inlay and green glaze—a technique that was likely an innovation of Goryeo potters.
Yamanaka Sadajiro , 1911; donated to MMA
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