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Chopsi: C.46-1984

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery




Pottery: Unknown (Probably)




Dish with peony design. Stoneware, moulded and celadon-glazed. This dish (chopsi) has a flat lobed rim suggesting a floral shape. It is finely moulded in relief with a large peony blossom in the centre and a peony scroll round the sides. The pale bluish-green glaze has a subtle gloss. The flat base is glazed and has small quartzite spur-marks.


History note: Unknonw 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


12th Century
Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1100 CE - 1150 CE


This piece was probably made in a kiln at Sadang-ri, Kangjin.

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze
Dish composed of stoneware Height 2.1 cm
Foot Diameter 3.5 cm
Rim Diameter 9.8 cm

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.46-1984
Primary reference Number: 16073
Old object number: 25
Box number: 25
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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