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Pedestaled vessel and cover

Pedestaled vessel and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    400-600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, thrown, incised and fired

  • Museum number:

    C.168&A-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case K, shelf 1 []

Physical description

The stand has two stepped rows of rectangular perforation, separated by two incised lines. On the cover are rows of incised triangular decoration. The central raised handle is decorated with a single row of openwork squares and has a rounded out-turning mouth.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)

Date

400-600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, thrown, incised and fired

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm, Diameter: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Pedestaled vessel and cover, unglazed grey stoneware; Korea, Unified Silla period, 400-600

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, p. 54, Plate 1.
Nigel Wood. Parallels between Yue wares and Koryô celadons. London: British Association for Korean Studies 5, 1994, 51.5.
Ayers, John. Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980, Monochrome Plate No. 272.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Thrown; Incised; Fired

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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