Floral-shaped Cup Stand with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design

Floral-shaped Cup Stand with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design

청자 상감 국화무늬 잔탁 (靑磁象嵌菊花文盞托)


Inlaid and glazed porcelain

Overall: 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Karl Martoch 1970.503



As early as the seventh century, the practice of drinking tea and wine became an important part of elite culture in Korea. Elites of the Goryeo period commissioned a variety of types of utensils and vessels including this delicate-looking cup stand, not only to make their drinking experience more exciting, but also to show their refined taste.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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