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Bottle with Chrysanthemums

early 13th century

Stoneware with inlaid slip design and copper-red pigment under green glaze

2 in. (5.1 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney N. Morse, Jr.
1992.59.15
This tiny bottle was most likely part of a cosmetic set and would have held oil for hair.
Geography: 
Korea
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Korean
Period: 
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Nelson Morse Jr. until 1992; gift in 1992 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Namwon Jang and Youn-mi Kim, “History of Collecting Korean Ceramics in America and the Yale University Art Collections,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 113, fig. 7.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.