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Box: C.2 & A-1930

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery


Pottery: Unknown




Earthenware, handformed, with impressions. Shallow bowl with flaring foot. It has a domed cover with a flat button-shaped knob, characteristic of Silla pottery. On the sides are overall diagonal striations. The body is of fine reddish clay like that used for roof-tiles.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Dr W.M. Tapp

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930-02-15) by Tapp, W. M., Dr


5th Century
Silla Kingdom (57BC-956)
Circa 400 - 500


Silla Kingdom

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 13.0 cm
Cover Diameter 14.0 cm
Foot Diameter 9.7 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Modeling (forming) : Unglazed earthenware, hand-formed, with impressions

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2 & A-1930
Primary reference Number: 15970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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