Stamped punchong ware bowl

From Korea
Choson dynasty, 15th-16th century AD

Punchong means 'powder green', referring to the greyish-green colour. The stamped decoration, filled with slip, derived from the inlaind decoration of early celadons of the Koryo dynasty (AD 918-1392)

Punchong ware was very popular in Japan and humble rice bowls like this were treasured and often used in the Tea Ceremony.

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Bibliography

J. Portal, Korea - art and archaeology (London, The British Museum Press, 2000)

Dimensions

Height: 7.000 cm
Diameter: 18.000 cm

Museum number

Asia OA 1992.6-15.11

RRC17615

Gift of Dr A.G. Poulsen-Hansen

Location

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