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Firing support: C.819-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Firing support. Quartzite spur.The clay disks are made of a mixture of firre-clay and body-clay. they have three recessed marks on the upper side where they supported quartzite spurs. They were used particularly in the manufacture of fine-quality celadon wares in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

Notes

History note: Puan, Yuch'on-ri, no. 12 (?)

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

Dating

12th/13th Century
Koryo Dynasty
Circa 1100 - 1300

Materials used in production

Quartz

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.819-1984
Primary reference Number: 16366
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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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