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Myônggi dish

Myônggi dish

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    15th century-17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with white glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond

  • Museum number:

    C.510-1918

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Miniature dish known as a myônggi, with slightly sunk middle, on foot. Such objects were placed in tombs from the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)

Date

15th century-17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with white glaze

Dimensions

Height: 1 cm, Diameter: 4.5 cm

Descriptive line

Myônggi dish, porcelain with white glaze, Korea, Choson dynasty, 15th-17th century

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of the Le Blond collection of Corean pottery London: V&A, 1918, Cat. 25.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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