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Fragment: C.313-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Fragment inlaid in brown slip. Porcelain, inlaid in iron-brown slip and glazed. Fragment with sketchy motifs inlaid in brown slip.


History note: From Punwon kiln sites.

Place(s) associated

  • Punwon-ri kilns ⪼ Kwangju ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

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


15th century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1400 - 1500


C.316, 308, 313 and 318-1984 All these fragments are inlaid in iron-rich slip and have a greyish-white glaze.

Early Punwon kilns.

These fragments which have the high-fired porcelain body characteristic for the early Choson period, were presumably made at the Ponch'on-ri kilns in Kwangju. Kilns at Usan-ri and Mugap-ri in the same district also produced inlaid porcelain.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.313-1984
Primary reference Number: 16434
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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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