Asian Art

Miniature Oil Bottle

early 13th century

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

H. 5.1 cm. (2 in.)
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.
Culture: 
Korean
Period: 
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Geography: 
Korea
Status: 
On view
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