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Buncheong ware small dish with spiral design


Artwork Details

Buncheong ware small dish with spiral design
15th century
stoneware with incised design filled with white slip
1 13/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in. (4.6 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm)
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam


Physical Description:

This dish is decorated only on the inner wall with white inlaid design of several concentric circles. Many of inlaid buncheong ware of this type, with simple decorations, was found in the waste deposit of buncheong kilns in the areas of Ui-dong and Gwanaksan Mountain in the vicinity of Seoul. The foot is unglazed, revealing the clay body, and there remain three spur marks. The glaze is pale blue-green in color and it is well-fired.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.151]

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