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Fragment: C.689-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Fragment with moulded design. Stoneware, moulded and celadon-glazed. Fragment of a bowl with impressed peony design. The fragment has a fine jade-coloured glaze and dates from the best period of Koryo celadon.

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

Koryo Dynasty
12th Century
13th Century
Circa 1100 - 1300

Note

The piece would have been fired on quartzite spurs. Characteristic is a pale bluish or a darker green glaze. The fragment can be compared with the various types of sherd found at the Yuch'on-ri kilns, which date from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, see documentation.

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Stoneware, moulded and celadon-glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.689-1984
Primary reference Number: 16229
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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