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Fragment: C.734-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unknown




Fragment with inlaid design. Stoneware, inlaid in black and white slip, and celadon glazed. Corner fragment with inlaid floral designs in panels.


History note: Puan, Yuch'on-ri, no. 6

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
12th Century-13th Century#
Circa 1150 - 1250


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

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

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.734-1984
Primary reference Number: 16349
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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