Period: Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Buncheong ware with incised and sgraffito design
Dimensions: H. 15 in. (38.1 cm); Diam. 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number: 16.122.1
The boldly rendered peony flowers and leaves here capture the essence of the exuberant plant, which symbolizes wealth and prestige. The technique of incising the design’s outlines and carving away the background through the white slip is characteristic of buncheong vessels produced in Jeolla Province.