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Fragment: C.541-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Fragment. Stoneware, carved and incised and celadon-glazed, with youi head pattern and flower designs in relief.The body is very thin and the glaze has been wiped from the small low footring and the base, with a support of sandy fireclay.


History note: Puan, Yuch'on-ri, no. 13

Place(s) associated

  • Puan-gun ⪼ North Cholla province ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

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


11th/12th Century
Koryo Dynasty
1050 - 1150


This type of celadon sherd has been found in Chinso-ri kiln, Puan, as well as in the kilns in Yong'un-ri and Kyeyul-ri in Kangjin. It is interesting to note that the t'oehwa technique was used at all of these kilns.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of celadon glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.541-1984
Primary reference Number: 16617
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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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