17 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 2,000
An Iron-decorated Celadon Stoneware Ewer
Goryeo dynasty (12th century)
Bulbous, with upright neck, tubular spout and loop handle, painted in underglaze iron with flower sprays below a collar of wavy leaves, also decorated with a thin celadon glaze; base unglazed
5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) high; 7 7/8in. (19.7cm.) long
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For a similar ewer, see Pierre Cambon, L'Art Coréen au Musée Guimet (Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2001), pl. 25.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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