Square bottle

Period: Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

Date: first half of the 19th century

Culture: Korea

Medium: Porcelain

Dimensions: H. 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); D. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)

Classification: Ceramics

Credit Line: The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975

Accession Number: 1979.413.3


The clean silhouette and bluish-white color of this piece are typical of undecorated porcelain produced in the nineteenth century at the official court kilns (Bunwon).