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Waster: C.130-1984

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Kiln waster of two bowls and a dish. Stoneware, thrown, inlaid in white slip and celadon-glazed. This waster consists of two bowls and one dish that collapsed and fused together during firing. The small dish on top is inlaid in the centre with a floret in a triple ring, and the two bowls each with horizontal lines on the inside, all in white slip. The glaze is a dark greenish blue and the footring of the lower bowl shows traces of a sandy support. The three pieces were kept apart with conical spurs and disk-shaped supports.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Measurements and weight

13.0
22.0

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
14th Century
Circa 1350 - 1450

Note

These vessels were probably made at the end of the fourteenth or early in the fifteenth century.

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.130-1984
Primary reference Number: 16362
Supplementary schedule: 18
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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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