Vessels with wide, flaring rims were used to catch the water when rinsing out teapots and drinking cups. This example is very finely carved and exemplifies the almost-blue color achieved in the finest Goryeo celadons.
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Height: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
Diameter at mouth: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Diameter at base: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Asian Art Council in memory of Pauline B. Falk
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Spittoon, mid-12th century. Stoneware with celadon glaze, Height: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Asian Art Council in memory of Pauline B. Falk, 2001.31. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2001.31_PS11.jpg)
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