Flask-shaped bottle with peony decoration

Period: Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

Date: late 15th century

Culture: Korea

Medium: Buncheong ware with incised and sgraffito design

Dimensions: H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Diam. 7 in. (17.8 cm)

Classification: Ceramics

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1986

Accession Number: 1986.305

Description

The technique used to create the peony design here—incising outlines and carving away the white slip to create the background—is characteristic of buncheong ware produced in Jeolla Province.

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