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Fragment: C.798-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unknown




Fragment with painted slip. Stoneware, painted in slip, and celadon-glazed. Fragment of garden seat with a coarse body and brownish-green glaze, carved in open work and painted with florets in white slip.


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


Koryo Dynasty
11th-12th Century#
Circa 1050 - 1150


This painted slip (t'oehwa) decoration technique began to be used in the latter part of the eleventh century. Sherds of this type have also been found at the sites of the Chinso-ri kilns in Puan, and of the Yongun-ri and Kyeyul-ri kilns in Kangjin.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( white slip)
Glaze composed of celadon glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Painting : Stoneware, painted in white slip and celadon-glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.798-1984
Primary reference Number: 16268
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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