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Fragment: C.306-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unknown




Fragment of a bowl. Porcelain, glazed. Fragment with high tapering foot with traces of sand.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

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 - 1600


The fragment is made of relatively coarse clay. Such pieces were made during the sixteenth century in kilns surrounding those that made wares for the royal household, and were intended for use in the government offices. Such kilns have been found in the area of Toma-ri, Kwanum-ri, Usan-ri, Mugap-ri and Taech'ongnyong-ri.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Porcelain, glazed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.306-1984
Primary reference Number: 16422
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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