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Wide-mouthed bottle

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Korea, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Gyeongju area, Wide-mouthed bottle, 8th/9th century, stoneware with stamped designs and a dusting of natural ash glaze, Gift of Robert and Sandra Mattielli, public domain; images Courtesy of Korean National Research Institute for Cultural Heritage, 2011.85

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Title

Wide-mouthed bottle

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original language: 印花文廣口

original language: 도장무늬 병

Artist

Korea, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Gyeongju area (Korean)

Date

8th/9th century

Period

Korea: Unified Silla period (668-935 CE)

Medium

stoneware with stamped designs and a dusting of natural ash glaze

Dimensions (H x W x D)

5 in x 7 in diam.

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Ceramics

Object Type

bottle

Culture

Korean

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Sandra Mattielli

Accession Number

2011.85

Copyright

public domain; images Courtesy of Korean National Research Institute for Cultural Heritage

Terms

ash glaze

bottles

ceramics

stoneware

Unified Silla Kingdom

Location

Belluschi Building

Hirsch Wing

1st Floor

Gwyneth and Brian Booth Gallery

Description

In the mid-seventh century, the Unified Silla kingdom extended its rule throughout the Korean peninsula, bringing stability and prosperity. Gyeongju potters met the demands of an expanded clientele with innovative shapes, such as this wide-mouthed bottle, and the use of new decorative techniques, especially stamped designs.

History
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2011 Riches of a City: Portland Collects Portland Art Museum

2016 Five Buddhas: A Korean Icon's Journey Through Time Portland Art Museum

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