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Bowl: C.28-1984

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery


Pottery: Unknown (Possibly)




Bowl, stoneware, thrown and celadon-glazed. This bowl of deep rounded shape (sabal) has an incurved mouth and a low footring. It is made of fine clay, thinly potted and slightly deformed at the mouth. The glaze has a pale bluish-green jade colour with a subtle gloss, and is evenly applied, but has some scars on the outside. The base shows four quartzite spur-marks.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Place(s) associated

  • Puan-gun ⪼ North Cholla province ⪼ Korea
  • Kangjin-gun ⪼ South Cholla province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

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


Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1100 CE - 1200 CE


Sadang-ri or Yuch'on-ri ware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.28-1984
Primary reference Number: 137727
Old object number: 8
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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