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Chopsi: C.7-1953

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Titles

chopsi

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Small flower-shaped dish. Stoneware, thrown, shaped, and celadon-glazed. Probably Sadang-ri ware. This dish (chopsi) has an everted hexafoil barbed rim, which corre-sponds with twelve ridges round the inside and six indenta-tions on the outside. The foot is relatively high and the footring unevenly shaped. The flower shape of the rim is emphasised by barely visible carved outlines. The glaze is a pale bluish green and is covered with a fine crackle, now partly stained. There are three quartzite spur-marks on the base.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Rev. Stanley T. Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1953-05-28) by Smith, Stanley T., Rev

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
13th Century
Circa 1200 - 1250

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze Rim Diameter 12.7 cm
Foot Diameter 5.7 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1953
Primary reference Number: 16239
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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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