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  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1150-1250 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

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

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

The dish has a flat base and no footring. It is decorated with incised and inlaid decoration in white and black and covered with a crackled, greyish green celadon glaze. The interior bears a chrysanthemum spray within double circles in the centre and five floral sprays on the sides. The exterior is decorated with four incised leafy sprays. Three spur marks on the base.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)


1150-1250 (made)



Materials and Techniques

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


Height: 2.9 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, stoneware with incised and inlaid decoration under a celadon glaze; Korea, Koryo dynasty, 1150-1250

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of the Le Blond collection of Corean pottery London: V&A, 1918, Cat. 83.


Celadon; Stoneware


Thrown; Glazed; Inlaid celadon; Incised

Subjects depicted

Chrysanthemum; Floral sprays


Ceramics; Stoneware


East Asia Collection

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