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Ewer: C.3-1989

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Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Melon-shaped ewer with foliate design. Stoneware, thrown, indented, painted in iron-oxide, and celadon-glazed. The eight-lobed melon-shaped ewer has a flat top and a recessed base, a double-stranded curved handle with a loop on top to secure a (now missing) cover, and a short (restored) spout. The sides are painted with four brown foliate sprays, the glaze is of grey-green tone. The base shows traces of three sandy supports.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
12th Century
Circa 1100 - 1150

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze
Paint composed of iron-oxide
Mouth Diameter 2.4 cm
Base Diameter 3.0 cm
Ewer Height 6.1 cm
Parts

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1989
Primary reference Number: 16252
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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