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Given by Sheila E. Hoey Middleton
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Simple glazed ceramics with refined shapes were popular in Korea during the Choson period (1392-1910). Though some wares were painted with underglaze decoration, many plain white or near white ceramics were also produced throughout the Choson period. The aesthetic these pieces embody is seen as reflecting the austere ethos of Confucian thought, which was embraced by the Choson dynasty.
Fragment of deep, straight-walled porcelain bowl with footring. Bluish glaze, including on foot. Kiln material adhered to the footring and interior of the bowl. Some discolouration on the exterior.
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Width: 135 mm, Height: 90 mm
Cer, Korea, porcelain fragment, Choson period
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Middleton, Sheila. "Choson Period Sherds from the British Embassy Site, Seoul." in Orientations 23:12 (December 1992): 57-60
East Asia Collection