Glazed stoneware wine pot, 1100-50. Museum no. C.527-1918

Glazed stoneware wine pot, 1100-50. Museum no. C.527-1918

Wine pot
Koryo dynasty, Korea
1100-50
Celadon glazed stoneware
Museum no. C.527-1918

Stoneware - glazed

Stoneware  is fired at a high temperature (around 1200º-1300ºC) and varies in colour from light grey to dark red, depending on the clay. It has a strong, non-porous body. Stoneware can be unglazed or glazed - this example is glazed stoneware.