• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1122

    An Iron-decorated Celadon Stoneware Ewer

    GORYEO DYNASTY (12TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    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.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections