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Kirumbyong: C.68-1984

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Titles

Kirumbyong

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown (Probably)

Entities

Categories

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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