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Buncheong ware shallow bowl with rope curtain design

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Buncheong ware shallow bowl with rope curtain design


Artist Nationality
Korean (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
15th century

Medium & Support
stoneware with stamped designs inlaid with white slip

2 3/16 x 7 x 7 in. (5.5 x 17.7 x 17.7 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam

Physical Description
The inner surface of this dish is decorated with stamped design of straw cord, over which has been widely brushed a thick layer of white slip. White slip is also thinly applied to the outer surface. There are spur marks on the inner base, indicating that dish was stacked among others during firing. Such stamped buncheong ware was generally supplied to government offices.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.150]

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Primary Object Type

Additional Object Classification(s)
Decorative Arts

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ceramic (material)
dishes (object genre)
stamping (marking)
stoneware (pottery)

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