What has a leaking roof to do with this vase? - The surface looks like the stains of a rain leak. The firing process was incomplete and the glaze has minute holes, which allowed a beautiful process of ageing.
Korea, 17th century
H 22.3 cm (8 ¾ in.)
D 14.6 cm (5 ¾ in.)
Wooden box with paper cover inscribed and painted by a previous owner.