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Taejop: C.423-1984

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Taejop

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Bowl with chrysanthemum scrolls. Stoneware, thrown, incised and celadon-glazed. This deep bowl (taejop) has a flared rim and a narrow foot. The inside is decorated with a freely incised chrysanthemum scroll with three blooms enclosed between incised lines leaving the flaring rim and the recessed centre plain; the outside was also left plain. The glaze has a pale greenish jade colour, is evenly applied and without any crackle. The glaze has been wiped from the footring which shows traces of fire-clay supports.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz gift

Place(s) associated

  • Kangjin-gun ⪼ South Cholla province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

11th Century
Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1000 - 1050

Note

Celadon bowls of this type were made in the eleventh century at kilns no. 9, no. 12 and no. 17 in Yongun-ri, Kangjin.

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze
Bowl composed of stoneware Height 7.4 cm
Rim Diameter 17.6 cm
Foot Diameter 5.5 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.423-1984
Primary reference Number: 16006
Old object number: 29
Box number: 29
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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