Vessels

Posted on February 14, 2011

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Yangnum danji (Spice Jar) Jars to keep spices such as powdered sesame, red pepper, salt

Water groove/sealing system allows fermentation gasses to escape without allowing air to enter the vessel.

Wooden Vessel from Kangwon-do province. The soil in Kangwon-do province did not have the good quality necessary to bake pots, but wood was abundant. Mostly willow was usedThe inside of a whole log was dug out to make the vessels. Wooden vessels were good substitutes for glazed pots as they had the advantage of being light and easy to move, unbreakable and durable.

Jangdokdae: Ceramic vessels installation at the Kimchee Field Museum

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