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Wine cup

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1100-1150 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

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

  • Museum number:

    C.332-1912

  • 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)

Date

1100-1150 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

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

Dimensions

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.

Materials

Celadon; Stoneware

Techniques

Inlaid celadon; Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Chrysanthemum; Floral pattern

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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