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Bowl: C.9-1953

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery


Pottery: Unknown




Bowl with linear designs. Stoneware, thrown, incised, inlaid in white slip, and punch'ong-glazed. This bowl has a wide everted mouth and a small foot. The interior is incised with horizontal spiralling lines which are filled with white slip. A pale greyish-blue glaze covers the whole piece except for the base, the footring and the area around it, and the bowl was fired on small clay supports which have left marks on the base.


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

Legal notes

Given by Rev. Stanley T. Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kongju-gun ⪼ South Ch'ungch'ong province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1953-05-28) by Smith, Stanley T., Rev


15th Century#
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1450 - 1500


Bowl fragments discovered at the Hakpong-ri kiln site in Kongju-gun, South Ch'ungch'ong province show a similar treatment of the outside and foot; see Sekai Toji Zenshu, vol. 19, 1980, pl.242.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( white)
Glaze composed of punch'ong-glaze
Rim Diameter 18.2 cm
Foot Diameter 5.8 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, incised, inlaid in white slip, and punch'ong-glaze
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1953
Primary reference Number: 16368
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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