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Buncheong ware bowl with stamped and incised designs in white slip


Artwork Details

Buncheong ware bowl with stamped and incised designs in white slip
15th century
stoneware with stamped and inlaid designs under celadon glaze
2 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (7.3 x 18.3 x 18.3 cm)
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam

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Not currently on display


Physical Description:

The decoration technique of stamping designs into vessel’s surface and filling them with a white slip was continued from Goryeo celadon to buncheong ware. Three or four horizontal lines of chrysanthemum run around the rim. There are three spur marks on the inner base: this is the result of stacking vessels on top of one another during ring, separated by supports. Coarse grains of sand are stuck on the outer base and foot. The clay used for this bowl is fine and contains small amount of sand, while the glaze is pale green in color and well fused. Despite having become warped in the kiln, this bowl well illustrates the crude yet solid characteristics of buncheong ware.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.146]

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