국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Earthenware Patterned Tiles from Oe-ri, Buyeo (Tile with Cloud Design)
  • Culture/Period

    Korea

  • Provenance

    Buyeo-gun

  • Materials

    Clay

  • Category

    Housing - Architecture sub-material - Materials for wall and floor - Brick

  • Dimensions

    29.0x29.0x4.0cm

  • Designation

    343-7

  • Accession Number

    K 66

One of the discoveries made at an old temple site in Oe-ri of Gyuam-myeon, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, this decorative brick is marked by a lotus design arranged at the center encircled by whirling clouds, and four lotus designs at the four corners. The brick exhibits outstanding balance and splendid beauty.