• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1132

    An Iron-decorated Stoneware Jar

    JOSEON DYNASTY (18TH CENTURY)

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    An Iron-decorated Stoneware Jar
    Joseon dynasty (18th century)
    Of globular form with raised and slightly splayed foot and short, everted rim, vividly painted in underglaze iron under the transparent glaze with a curving three-clawed dragon flying through scalloped clouds in pursuit of a flaming jewel
    11¾in. (30cm.) high


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    For another jar, see Claire Roberts and Michael Brand, eds., Earth, Spirit, Fire: Korean Masterpieces of the Choson Dynasty, exh. cat. (Sydney: Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (Powerhouse Museum); Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 2000), cat. no. 51.

    Pre-Lot Text

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