Square Bottle with Azure Glaze

Classification
Ceramics
Place of production
Korea
Era century
Choson Period
Size
14.8 cm Base diameter 8.4 cm 3.5 cm
Collector
Kyoto National Museum
Though called ""azure,"" the glaze is actually translucent, only making the blue glaze underneath it visible throughout the body. Porcelain in azure glaze was popularly produced in Korea during the 18th and 19th centuries by the Bunwanriyo kiln, one of the government-sponsored kilns located at Kwangjukun in Kyoungki Province. Ceramics fragment have been excavated in large numbers from kiln ruins in this area.

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