On View: Asian Galleries, South, 2nd floor
While aristocrats enjoyed the luminous green celadons produced by royal kilns, less elite Koreans continued to use unglazed stonewares. Unlike the unglazed vessels found in pre-Goryeo burials, which clearly belonged to centuries-old ritual traditions, Goryeo-period stonewares come in shapes more appropriate for everyday serving and food storage.
H: 9 9/16 x W: 8 1/4 in. (24.3 x 21 cm)
Diameter at mouth: 3/8 in. (1 cm)
Diameter at base: 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Sir George Sanson
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