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Blue-and-white Porcelain Bottle with 'Unhyeon(雲峴)' inscription and with Dragon and Cloud Design

Late 19th century

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea
Seoul, South Korea

This porcelain bottle is painted with dragons flying around in clouds. The bottle has characteristic features, such as long neck, broad lower body, and painted humoristic dragon face and patterned clouds. The bottom of the bottle is inscribed with the Chinese characters 雲峴(cloud pass), which refer to Unhyeongung Palace, the Palace of Cloud Pass where King Gojong lived before he ascended the throne and where Regent Yi Haeung resided.

Details

  • Title: Blue-and-white Porcelain Bottle with 'Unhyeon(雲峴)' inscription and with Dragon and Cloud Design
  • Date Created: Late 19th century
  • Rights: National palace museum of Korea
  • Medium: Porcelain, Ceramics

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