A Korean green-glazed cupstand 12th century
Lot 136
A Korean green-glazed cupstand
12th century
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Auction Details
A Korean green-glazed cupstand 12th century
Lot Details
A Korean green-glazed cupstand
12th century
The cupstand incised on the central boss to resemble a flower-head surrounded by petals, the six-lobed flaring rim incised with continuous delicate lotus scrolls, all raised on a high foot and covered in a rich glossy green glaze, pooling to an attractive bluish tone in the recesses. 18cm (7 1/8in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 十二世紀 韓國青釉花瓣式茶托

    Compare a very similar Korean cupstand illustrated by A. du Boulay, Chinese Porcelain, London, 1963, p.26, no.26. See also a related cupstand with a similarly moulded form but also with inlaid slip decoration in the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., illustrated in The World's Great Collections: Oriental Ceramics, vol.9, Tokyo, 1981, no.238. The same collection also contains a small celadon box with finely-incised decoration comparable to the present lot, ibid., no.224.
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