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Kirumbyong: C.5-1920

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Titles

Kirumbyong

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Oil bottle with florets. Stoneware, moulded, painted in black and white slip, and celadon-glazed. This bottle (kirumbyong) has a flattened body, reminiscent of a ginkgo fruit. Around the shoulder runs a line of dots painted alternately in black and white slip and three florets are below. The pale greyish-green glaze is crackled, and contains impurities. Three fire-clay spurs were used to support the piece during firing.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Dr W.M. Tapp

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Puan-gun ⪼ North Cholla province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920-06-23) by Tapp, W. M., Dr

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
13th Century
Circa 1200 - 1250 1250

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of slip ( black and white) Glaze: composed of celadon glaze Rim: Diameter 2.8 cm
Foot: Diameter 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Stoneware, moulded, painted in black and white slip, and celadon-glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1920
Primary reference Number: 16272
Catalogue number: 1844
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Oil bottle" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/16272 Accessed: 2021-11-28 20:14:12

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