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A Small White Porcelain Foliate Bowl
A Small White Porcelain Foliate Bowl

JOSEON DYNASTY (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

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A Small White Porcelain Foliate Bowl
Joseon dynasty (15th-16th century)
Modelled in the shape of a flower with seven petals that are defined on the exterior by incised, slender s-curved lines, the corolla represented by a raised ring within an incised circle in the cavetto, the vessel covered by a blue-tinged clear glaze; circular foot rim unglazed and with kiln grit, recessed base glazed
4 1/16in. (10.3cm.) diameter; 1 5/8in. (3.3cm.) high

Lot Essay

For another foliate bowl, see Itoh Ikutaro, ed., Yuen no iro shitsuboku no katachi Rhee Byung-chang korekushon/Color of Elegance, Form of Simplicity: The Beauty of Korean Ceramics from the Rhee Byung-Chang Collection (Osaka: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, 1999), pl. 98.

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