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Fragment: C.546-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Pottery)


Fragment with inlaid design. Stoneware, inlaid in black and white slip, and celadon glazed. Heavy fragment with sketchy inlaid design.


History note: Puan, Yuch'on-ri, no. 13

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

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


Koryo Dynasty
12th/13th Century
Circa 1150 - 1250


The piece would have been fired on quartzite spurs. Characteristic is a pale bluish or a darker green glaze. The fragment can be compared with the various types of sherd found at the Yuch'on-ri kilns, which date from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, see documentation.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( black and white) Glaze composed of celadon glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.546-1984
Primary reference Number: 16345
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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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