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Fragment: C.451-1984

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Fragment with openwork design. Stoneware, pierced, carved and incised and celadon-glazed. Fragment of a cylindrical garden seat decorated in openwork with lotus scrolls, with a dark glossy greenish-blue glaze. As the piece was first thrown then carved from the outside, openings have rough edges on back.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Puan-gun ⪼ North Cholla province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
12th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1160

Note

Similar fragments with openwork decoration have been excavated from the Yuch'on-ri kiln sites.

Components of the work

Glaze: composed of celadon glaze Decoration:

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.451-1984
Primary reference Number: 16236
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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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