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Box: C.2 & A-1930

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

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.

Notes

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

Dating

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

Note

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

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

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: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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