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Bowl: C.102-1934

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Bowl with chrysanthemum design. Stoneware, thrown, carved and celadon-glazed. This bowl has a wide mouth and a small foot. The sides have an S-shaped profile. A large chrysanthemum flower with spiralling petals is carved on the inside. The outside is undecorated. The pale bluish-green glaze is evenly applied and crackled. The base and footring show traces of fire-clay supports.

Notes

History note: Sir Frank William Brangwyn Collection.

Legal notes

Bought with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kangjin-gun ⪼ South Cholla province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1934) by Brangwyn Collection

Dating

12th Century
Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1100 - 1150

Note

This bowl may have been used for tea. It is a very rare piece.

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze
Rim Diameter 16.0 cm
Foot Diameter 4.3 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, carved and celadon-glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.102-1934
Primary reference Number: 16058
Old number: B.40?
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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