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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 427

    A Porcelain Moon Jar

    CHOSON PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Porcelain Moon Jar
    Choson period (18th Century)
    Of globular form with tall circular foot and everted neck, applied overall with a transparent glaze of blue cast with random pink suffusions and random large craquelure
    13¾in. (34.8cm.) high


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    For other jars, see Judith G. Smith, coordinating ed., Arts of Korea, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998), pl. 29; Masterpieces from Horim Museum, I (Seoul: Horim Museum, 1999), pl. 145; MOA Museum of Art et al., eds., Kokoro no yakimono, Richo, Chosen jidai no toji/Soul of Simplicity: Ceramics of the Joseon Dynasty, Korea, exh. cat. (Osaka: Yomiuri shinbun, 2002), 47.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Robert Moore Collection of Korean Art