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A Punch'ong Stoneware Bowl
A Punch'ong Stoneware Bowl

CHOSON PERIOD (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

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A Punch'ong Stoneware Bowl
Choson Period (15th-16th century)
Elaborately decorated in white slip under a blue-tinged, glossy transparent glaze; the interior impressed and inlaid in white slip in the cavetto with a large chrysanthemum floret encircled by successive bands of further florets within an outer triple-line border, and with a crisp band of peony scroll set in relief to the grey body of the bowl, and with a narrow band of stylized inlaid-slip foliage on the everted lip; the exterior of the bowl also decorated in white slip with a wide leaf meander between four slip-inlaid incised lines around the raised ring foot and a narrow foliate border matching the band on the interior rim; foot rim and recessed base unglazed
7 5/8in. (19.2cm.) diameter; 2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) high

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For other bowls with similar peony bands of white slip see Masterpieces of Punchong Ware from the Ho-Am Art Museum--Looking for the Root of Korean Beauty, exh. cat. (Seoul: Ho-Am Art Museum, 1993), pl. 34; Punch'ong, vol. 3 of Hanguk eui mi (Korea's beauty) (Seoul: Joong Ang Ilbo Sa, 1994), pls. 30-31 and National Museum of Korea, Seoul, vol. 2 of The World's Great Collections: Oriental Ceramics (Tokyo, New York and San Francisco: Kodansha International, Ltd., 1982), no. 167.
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