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Melon-shaped Bottle with Incised and Inlaid Lotus Design

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Ewha Womans University Museum

Ewha Womans University Museum
Seoul, South Korea

This bottle consists of a flower-shaped mouth, a long neck, an oriental melon-shaped body, and a mounted foot. This is assumed to have been used for offering beverages in rituals, or as a vase to brighten various banquets.

Details

  • Title: Melon-shaped Bottle with Incised and Inlaid Lotus Design
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Goryeo 12th century - Goryeo 13th century
  • Physical Dimensions: h21.5 cm
  • Provenance: Ewha Womans University Museum
  • Type: Ceramic
  • External Link: Ewha Womans University Museum

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