All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1259214 (stock #AG912)
Feminine and gentle surface texture with gentle profile in rustic celadon glaze, small abstract (or floral) design on the lid, "Go-shi" like this piece was used to hold red seal ink paste or cosmetic items for females, curved indented foot with three kiln firing marks, "accidental" firing (iron) marks interior, a few 'kin-naoshi' gold aesthetic repairs, Ca. 1800s (possibly slight earlier). 2 7/8"diameter 1" tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1008830 (stock #AG626)
We found this lovely Korean bottle, assumed to be for serving liquor, in Kyushu, Japan in our latest trip. We were immediately attracted to the rustically beautiful appearance when we saw the piece. Irregular crackles cover the surface of the bottle to create an earthy texture while the natural ash glaze gently smooth and soften the overall impression. There is a small repair around the "mouth" of the bottle, which you can identify on the image in subtle brown color...