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Dish: OC.121-1946

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Maker(s)

Possibly Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Dish with peony design. Stoneware, thrown, shaped, moulded, incised and combed, and celadon-glazed. The sides of this dish (chopsi) are angled above the foot and the rim has six notches corresponding with six indentations on the outside to evoke a floral shape. The interior is moulded with a large fully opened peony with incised outlines and combed veins, enclosed by an incised line. The bright bluish-green glaze has a fine net-like crackle. The body is very thin and the base shows quartzite spur-marks.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael bequest, 1941

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Puan-gun ⪼ North Cholla province ⪼ Korea
  • Kangjin-gun ⪼ South Cholla province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

12th Century
Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1100 - 1150

Note

Probably Sadang-ri or Yuch'on-ri ware.

Related pieces from the Yuch'on-ri kilns are illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, Seoul, Ewha Womans University Museum, 1983, cat.148 and 149.

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze Rim Diameter 17.2 cm
Foot Diameter 5.7 cm
Decoration Interior

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, celadon-glazed
Glazing (coating) Forming

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.121-1946
Primary reference Number: 16039
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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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