Korean Celadon stoneware dish with rounded sides and splayed foot. The dish has thick, translucent grey-green glaze with fine crackle. There are five large spur marks on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Korea
- Height: 37 millimetres
- Diameter: 149 millimetres
- Diameter: 102 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Korea 12thCRoom 95 label text:
Korean celadon dish
Korean potters supplying the Goryeo court with high quality ceramics in the twelfth century made close copies of Ru wares. Both Korean celadons (see Gallery 94) and Chinese Ru wares have chemically similar glazes, suggesting an early international exchange of technology.
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Goryeo dynasty, about AD 1100–1150
On display: G95/dc2/sh3
Shelia Yorke-Hardy 1953 records: Ex John Platt Collection
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Object reference number: RRC38478
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