17 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl
Goryeo dynasty (13th century)
Deep and circular, inlaid on the interior in white slip with three pomegranate sprays alternating with three chrysanthemum sprays centering a further inlaid medallion of a chrysanthemum flower within a double-ring and cloud collar, all below a narrow band of inlaid lines and grasses below the rim; the exterior inlaid in white slip with a repeated band of grasses above a wide frieze of black-and white-slip chrysanthemum roundels surrounded by curling foliage resting on a narrower band of upright stiff leaves outlined in white and black slip, the whole applied with a celadon glaze; three spur marks in the shallow recessed circular base
8 1/8in. (20.7cm.) diameter; 2¾in. (7cm.) high
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