Pear-shaped bottle with trumpet-shaped mouth

Lobed Bottle
청자죽문병, 靑瓷竹文甁

Korean
Goryeo dynasty
12th century


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

Height: 34.8 cm (13 11/16 in. ); diameter of mouth: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.); diameter of foot: 11.9 cm (4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1819

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with celadon glaze and incised decoration

On View

Arts of Korea Gallery (Gallery 179)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

Provenance

Possibly from one of the royal tombs of Korea. 1911, purchased in Japan by curator Langdon Warner (b. 1881 - d. 1955), Boston on behalf of the MFA for 350 yen (Accession Date: October 16, 1911).

Credit Line

Special Korean Pottery Fund