A Fine Carved Koryo Greenish Celadon Bottle Vase:
Korea, Koryo dynasty, 11th -12th century
This is a baluster shape of body and cup-mouth shape, the sides tapering to
the flat base with no glaze, knife-cut with vertical facets below
interlocking loops encircling the shoulders, around the shoulder carved with lotus
leafy foliage, covered overall in a celadon-green glaze.
It’s in fine condition with some kiln-grit adhering to the base.
Measurements; 25cm x 14,6cm (9 7/8” x 5 ¾”).
*** An almost identical celadon bottle with an incised lotus petal
design illustrated in Korean Art Collection in the Brooklyn Museum, N.Y., ,2006,
page 45, lot #035