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Korean bottle with carved lotus design

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An image of Bottle with lotus design. Korean pottery. The pear-shaped bottle has a flaring (restored) neck and a slightly splayed foot. The heavy body was pared except for a small area above the foot, which is set off by a distinct ridge. The bottle is covered with a thick layer of white slip through which the outlines of a petal border and a broad band of lotus flowers have been carved, which now appear in slight relief in white against the grey of the exposed body, and all is covered with a pale green glaze. The foot and base are largely glazed, the base has incised markings. Stoneware, thrown, covered with white slip, carved and punch'ong-glazed, height, whole, 32.2 cm, diameter, rim, 6.8 cm, diameter, foot, 8.2 cm, circa 1400-1500. Choson Dynasty.

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Bottle with lotus design. Korean pottery. The pear-shaped bottle has a flaring (restored) neck and a slightly splayed foot. The heavy body was pared except for a small area above the foot, which is set off by a distinct ridge. The bottle is covered with a thick layer of white slip through which the outlines of a petal border and a broad band of lotus flowers have been carved, which now appear in slight relief in white against the grey of the exposed body, and all is covered with a pale green glaze. The foot and base are largely glazed, the base has incised markings. Stoneware, thrown, covered with white slip, carved and punch'ong-glazed, height, whole, 32.2 cm, diameter, rim, 6.8 cm, diameter, foot, 8.2 cm, circa 1400-1500. Choson Dynasty.

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  • Accession Number: C.399-1991
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 713 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 181.73kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2013:04:17 01:06:05

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