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Bowl: C.2 & A-1920

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Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery


Pottery: Unknown




Stoneware, thrown, luted and pierced. The bowl and its cover are wide and the stand and knob narrow in comparison. The stand is divided into two zones, each of which has four openings, arranged alternately; the knob has three similar opening. The body is thick and the clay dark grey. Traces of throwing can be seen on the cover.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Dr W.M. Tapp

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920-06-23) by Tapp, W. M., Dr


Silla Kingdom (57BC-956)
Circa 400 - 600


Silla Kingdom

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 12.0 cm
Rim Diameter 15.2 cm
Cover Diameter 17.0 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, luted and pierced

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2 & A-1920
Primary reference Number: 15976
Catalogue number: 1252
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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