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Bowl: C.38-1984

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Bowl with bamboo. Stoneware, thrown, carved, incised and celadon-glazed. This bowl has steep rounded sides and a slightly incurved mouth. The outside is carved in the form of bamboo stems with vertical ribs with incised sections, and the inside is carved with corresponding grooves. The glaze is a pale bluish-green; the base has three quartzite spur-marks.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Place(s) associated

  • Puan-gun ⪼ North 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 1150 - 1200

Note

This bowl is likely to have been made at Yuch'on-ri, Puan in the second half of the twelfth century; bowls of similar shape with inlaid designs have been discovered at the kiln site.

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze Bowl composed of stoneware Height 6.2 cm
Rim Diameter 11.5 cm
Foot Diameter 5.9 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38-1984
Primary reference Number: 16100
Old object number: 21
Box number: 21
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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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