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Bottle: C.448-1984

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Bottle with flowers design. Porcelain, thrown, painted in cobalt-blue and glazed. This small bottle is of typical late nineteenth-century shape, with a splayed foot. On either side it is sketchily painted with flowers and grasses growing by a rock and a butterfly between. The glaze has a pale bluish tone, and there are traces of a fine fire-clay support on the footring.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.0 cm

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

Dating

19th century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1850 - 1900

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze
Rim Diameter 2.6 cm
Foot Diameter 4.5 cm

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, painted in cobalt-blue, and glazed
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.448-1984
Primary reference Number: 16480
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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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