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Bowl: C.124-1984

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Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery


Unknown (Pottery)


Stoneware, thrown, covered with white slip, and punch'ong-glazed. This bowl with broad mouth has a circular depression in the centre. Six spurs made of the same clay as the body (t'aet'o pijimnun) are remaining on the high foot and six spur-marks are visible inside the bowl. The glaze is of ivory-white colour due to the underlying white slip, and has a fine dark-stained crackle. The base is unglazed.


History note: Unknown before donor

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Gompertz Gift

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE


Such bowls were widely used in daily life.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( white) Glaze composed of punch'ong-glaze Bowl composed of stoneware Height 8.4 cm
Rim Diameter 18.0 cm
Foot Diameter 7.5 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.124-1984
Primary reference Number: 16412
Box number: 135
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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