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Cup: C.23-1984

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware, thrown, shaped and celadon-glazed. This small flower-shaped cup has a rounded body, a slightly incurved mouth with six indentations, and matching indentations on the outside. The centre inside is recessed, and the splayed foot is hollowed-out underneath. The pale green glaze has a subtle gloss. The footring shows traces of fire-clay spurs.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz gift

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

11th/12th Century
Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1050 - 1150

Note

This cup would originally have had a matching stand which is now missing.

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze
Cup composed of stoneware Height 4.7 cm
Foot Diameter 3.6 cm
Rim Diameter 7.7 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-1984
Primary reference Number: 16015
Old object number: 3
Box number: 3
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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