Joseon Dynasty Brown Glazed Faceted Jar


A faceted jar crafted during the late Joseon dynasty. Known as a 석간주단지 (Seogganju Jar) in Korea, this type of jar with a faceted body served as a common container for storing seasonings, honey, and salt among the commoners. Similar pieces have been excavated at the Yongyeon-ri kiln site in Jeollanam-do, as well as, was produced in various locations. The uneven and glossy brown glaze, the flow of glaze lines, and the vertically long-form with short-width facets are attractive.

There are minor chips, short hairlines on the rim, and a chip on the base.

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