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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1100-1200 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, thrown, painted and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond

  • Museum number:

    C.591-1918

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 18, shelf 5

Physical description

The vase is of a maebyong form, with brown slip painting and is covered with a crackled celadon glaze. There are three pomegranate sprays on the body and a band of petals around the neck. Part of the foot is damaged and there is also some glaze degradation. The base is unglazed.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)

Date

1100-1200 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, thrown, painted and glazed

Dimensions

Height: 29 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of maebyong form, 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 32, Cat. 106.

Materials

Celadon; Stoneware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Thrown; Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Pomegranates

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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