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Gift of John L. Severance 1921.633
A chain or cord once connected a small loop on the handle and the lid to serve beverages without spilling.
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 elegant wine pot, not only to make their drinking experience more exciting, but also to show their appreciation of nature.
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