• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 644

    A Small Blue and White Porcelain Jar with Inset Cover

    JOSEON DYNASTY (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Small Blue and White Porcelain Jar with Inset Cover
    Joseon dynasty (19th century)
    Cylindrical, with upright neck and flat, circular stopper with a bud-form knop, the body inscribed in underglaze blue with felicitous Chinese characters below the glossy, blue-tinged clear glaze, additional lines in underglaze blue encircling the rim and short ring foot
    3 5/8in. (8.9cm.) high; 3¼in. (8cm.) diameter


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    For another jar, identified in the catalogue as a spice container, see Joseon baekja hangari/Catalogue 14, Special Exhibition of White Porcelain Jars in Choson Period (Seoul: Ewha Womans University Museum, 1985), pl. 111.