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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 426

    A Porcelain Ritual Bowl

    CHOSON PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Ritual Bowl
    Choson period (19th century)
    Set on a high, flared foot pierced with two lozenges spaced by two circles and with deep bowl with everted rim, the whole save the foot rim covered by a glossy clear glaze with distinct blue cast, deep recessed base also glazed
    4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) high; 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) diameter


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    For another vessel, see Itoh Ikutaro, ed., Yuen no iro shitsuboku no katachi Rhee Byung-Chang korekushon/Color of Elegance, Form of Simplicity: The Beauty of Korean Ceramics from the Rhee Byung-Chang Collection (Osaka: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, 1999), pl. 258.

    Another ritual bowl sold in these Rooms, 20 March, 2007, lot 525.