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Shallow lobed bowl


Artwork Details

Shallow lobed bowl
13th century
Stoneware with crackled celadon glaze
1 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (2.8 x 11 x 11 cm)
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita

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Subject Matter:

A lobed dish produced in 13th century. 

Physical Description:

Many lobed dishes of this kind were produced in the 13th century. This dish was shaped by using a mold. The flat and wide base, which has been pared down, has three quartzite spur marks. Glaze has been applied even down to the inner base and rim of the foot, but is thick and opaque. Colors of the inner and outer surfaces di er, with that of the inner surface being darker.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.115]

This flower-shaped celadon bottle with impressed decorations has a flat bottom and slanting sides. The form of the vessel was produced using a mold. The thick wall gives the bowl a rough appearance. The everted mouth forms a flat rim in the shape of a flower. A green glaze is applied to the entire surface.

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