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Ewer and lid

Ewer and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1100-1150 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, thrown, covered with celadon glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Ewer and lid of stoneware, covered with a greyish celadon glaze, undecorated. The ewer has an ovoid, shouldered body and an eight-sided spout. The handle comprises two straps stuck together. The base has several spur marks. The lid of short cylindrical form surmounted by a knob, with two small holes for threading cord.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)


1100-1150 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, thrown, covered with celadon glaze


Height: 22.8 cm

Descriptive line

Ewer and lid, stoneware with celadon glaze; Korea, Koryo dynasty, 1100-1150

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of the Le Blond collection of Corean ceramics. London: V&A, 1918, Plate 7, Cat. 33.


Celadon; Stoneware


Thrown; Glazed


Ceramics; Stoneware


East Asia Collection

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