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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 363

    A Small Inlaid Celadon Cosmetic Jar


    Price Realised  


    A Small Inlaid Celadon Cosmetic Jar
    Koryo dynasty (13th century)
    Of globular form with recessed top and short, circular foot, inlaid on the exterior in iron and white slip with a band of scrolling chrysanthemums above a wider band of upright leaves reverse-inlaid in white slip, the jar also decorated by a bright celadon glaze, pooling emerald; three spur marks on base
    1 5/8in. (3.7cm.) high; 2 3/8in. (6.7cm.) diameter

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Robert Moore Collection of Korean Art