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Pear-shaped bottle with trumpet-shaped mouth

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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

Lobed Bottle

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain