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Taejop: C.421-1984

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Titles

Taejop

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown (Uncertain)

Entities

Categories

Description

Bowl with mallow design. Stoneware, thrown, moulded and celadon-glazed. Four sprays of musk mallow are mould-impressed around the inside of this wide-mouthed bowl (taejop). The glaze has a pale bluish-green jade colour, is evenly applied and glossy, and the body is thick. Three quartzite spur-marks are remaining on the base.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Place(s) associated

  • Puan-gun ⪼ North Cholla province ⪼ Korea
  • 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

12th Century
Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1100 CE - 1150 CE

Note

Sadang-ri or Yuch'on-ri ware

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze
Bowl composed of stoneware Height 6.8 cm
Rim Diameter 19.0 cm
Foot Diameter 5.6 cm

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.421-1984
Primary reference Number: 16063
Old object number: 17
Box number: 17
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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