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Kirumbyong: C.68-1984

Object information

Titles

Kirumbyong

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Oil bottle with chrysanthemum design. Stoneware, thrown, inlaid in black and white slip, and celadon glazed. This small oil bottle (kirumbyong) has a low, well-finished foot. The decoration on the upper part of the body is of three fully-opened chrysanthemum flowers finely inlaid in black and white slip. The evenly applied pale bluish-green glaze has a subtle gloss and there are three quartzite spur-marks on the base.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.5 cm

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

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
12th Century
Circa 1150 CE - 1200 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( black and white) Glaze composed of celadon glaze Rim Diameter 2.3 cm
Foot Diameter 4.0 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, inlaid in black and white slip, and celadon-glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.68-1984
Primary reference Number: 16334
Old object number: 52
Box number: 52
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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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