This cup consists of two parts such as the long cup and the midsection containing balls. It has a wide mouth together with a large and flat bottom. Two protruding bands divide the sup into four fields, with the bottom three being decorated with incised gouged dots patterns. The midsection has two areas divided by a protruding band. Both areas have some triangular perforations
The midsection of Bell cup is usually housing earthen balls which make a sound by shaking the cup. The ball is a little small sized in 7~20 Cm. The midsection is estimated to have served as the handle.
This jar has a long and upright mouth with a robust shoulder that give way to a body tapering toward the base. The crane, cloud, pine tree and rock are painted with blue and red copper pigment.
This body shape has prevailed the entire Joseon period but the tall mouth is a unique end Joseon feature. The parallel use of these two colors started in the late 18th century to continue into the following century, and seem to have been influenced by colorful folk painting.
Large porcelain jar decorated with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze. Repeating clouds border the rim of the jar, while a dragon head and feet are depicted on the main body below. Two blue bands separate the design from the white base below, balancing the rim and bottom portion of the jar. The very tip and base of the piece are also marked with blue bands.
It is in the shape of a flat disk with octagonal sides, a type that was widely produced in the 19th century. The center of the top surface features a flower petal in a darkish cobalt blue pigment. A pale blue glaze applied over the entire surface, but has a slightly hue. The pigment used on the flower is also applied around the edgesof the octagon, more heavily so in the corners.
Water droppers were a necessary stationery items for scholars. They were produced in various shapes and sizes and featured a variety of decorative motifs in the late Joseon period. This particular dropper has a flower motif.
It has a long, thin neck and flat oval body. The wide foot is rather shallow but deeply recessed on the underside. The entire of surface is decorated with peony blossom design printed in cobalt blue sigment.
This is a typical bottle type of the late Joseon period, having the characteristic features of a long, thin neck and flat oval body. The bottle was likely produced at the Bunwon-ri kilns in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do Province.
A round water dropper in the shape of a curled fish. There are two holes, one located in the middle, near the tail fin, and the other near the head on the dorsal fin. The fish is a white and cobalt blue color.
The shapes of water droppers often held symbolic significance. The fish represents diligence, vigilance, and academic success, making it a fitting symbol for a scholar.
It is simple in shape, like a donut but with a sharply trimmed rim in the manner of a metal vessel. The hole in the middle is believed to be a symbol of Eastern philosophy. Designs are painted on the surface in cobalt blue pigment.
A large number of stationery items in various shapes were produced in the late Joseon period. This circular water dropper is a typical white porcelain stationery item. The image painted on the surface includes a mountain in the background, other landscaping lines, and two characters near the foreground.
This dark grayish-blue earthenware vessel is from the Goryeo period. The neck flares out toward the top and the mouth spreads widely out to the side. The neck and body are encircled by two thick incised line. The body has gently sloping sides that flare out and then taper down toward the base.
Goryeo earthenware is mostly the shape of pot, jar or bottle. The decoration and design are very simple or sometimes not exist. Goryeo earthenware is the vessel used by the general people not by high level people. So this kind of vessel is emphasized the practical use rather than decorative feature or artistic value.