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Wine cup

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1100-1150 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, thrown, with incised and inlaid decoration under celadon glaze

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 18, shelf 6

Physical description

The wine cup has a lobed body and corresponding lobed rim and lobed splayed foot, covered with a greyish green celadon glaze. On the interior there is an incised flowerhead in the well and a floral spray on each lobe. On the exterior there is a chrysanthemum spray inlaid in white and black below an incised scroll border. There are several gold lacquer repairs on the body and the mouth.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)


1100-1150 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, thrown, with incised and inlaid decoration under celadon glaze


Height: 6.5 cm, Diameter: 7.5 cm

Descriptive line

Wine cup, stoneware with incised and inlaid floral decoration under a celadon glaze, Korea, Koryo dynasty, 1100-1150

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

McKillop, Beth. Korean art and design: the Samsung gallery of Korean art. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1992, Plate 12.


Celadon; Stoneware


Inlaid celadon; Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Chrysanthemum; Floral pattern


Ceramics; Stoneware


East Asia Collection

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