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  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1100-1200 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, thrown, painted and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case K, shelf 3

Physical description

The vase is of baluster form, the neck of which is topped with a galleried rim. The body is covered with a greyish brown celadon glaze under which is a leafy motif executed in dark brown slip. There are several firing cracks and gritty adhesions. The base is unglazed.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)


1100-1200 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, thrown, painted and glazed


Height: 27.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, stoneware with decoration painted in brown slip under a celadon glaze; Korea, Koryo dynasty, 1100-1200

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of the Le Blond collection of Corean pottery London: V&A, 1918, Plate 33, Cat. 107.


Celadon; Stoneware; Slip; Glaze


Thrown; Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern)


Ceramics; Stoneware


East Asia Collection

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