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Footed bowl with slightly everted rim


Artwork Details

Footed bowl with slightly everted rim
19th century
porcelain with translucent pale blue glaze
2 9/16 x 5 1/16 x 5 1/16 in. (6.4 x 12.8 x 12.8 cm)
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam

On Display

Not currently on display


Physical Description:

With a slightly flared thick rim, this bowl was produced at a regional kiln. Bowls or dishes were generally produced in three different standard sizes: large, medium, and small. This one belongs to the medium size. Clay body is exposed on the foot, with coarse sand stuck to its rim. This is a lowquality object, on which the glaze ran downwards, resulting in an uneven surface, but its soft texture due to the lack of sheen is what distinguishes Josoen white porcelain from Chinese or Japanese white porcelain.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.164]

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