Korean Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle
Korean celadon stoneware oil bottle, Koryo dynasty (12th-13th century) of flattened, circular form with short neck, the shoulder decorated with an inlaid white slip of chrysanthemum flower heads.
Height: 1 7/8in., 4.9cm.
Minute frits to rim.
A similarly decorated oil jar is illustrated in 'The World's Great Collections: Oriental Ceramics Vol. 9, The Freer Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.' (1981), pl. 235. Also see Gompertz, G.St.G.M., 'Korean Celadon' (1963), PL. 47A.
Sold by John Sparks Ltd. London 1975.