of pear form with long cylindrical neck and carefully painted in medium and darker strokes of underglaze cobalt of a powerful dragon striding through the clouds chasing the flaming pearl! The bottle also applied with a transparent soft glaze of blue cast. There is also a "kiln or artist's mark?" just behind the dragon's head. This is possibly from the royal Bunwon Kilns which stopped in 1883 when the royalty withdrew their support of these kilns. Marks on Joseon (Choson) era pi ...click for details
A very large and special (17.25 inches or 43.7 cm) KOREAN BLUE & WHITE porcelain Baluster VASE with four different original floral motifs and eight different single auspicious characters in circular shaped roundels.There is the character "su"/longevity, "bok"/good fortune or good luck, "gang"/well-being, and "nyeong/peace. No chips or restorations but there are areas where the glaze has crackled and dirt has accumulated (see photos) Nonetheless, this authen ...click for details
$975- similar item sold @ Christie's NYC, 18 Sept. 2001, Lot # 307 for $1,528. see pix #6
Korean 11-sided "HONEY POT" or "oja" or "seokganju" are the most uniquely 'Korean' of pots. This particular example (#5 0f 5) os the largest of the other 4 pots. As 4 of the other 5 pots, it comes with it's original lid.There are numerous areas where the glaze ran during the firing process, but these are not unusual nor even unsightly. This is Korean folk art at it's best in this medium! A very similar pot sold at Christie's in New York City for ...click for details
$925- Lot 307 sold @ Christie's NYC 18 Sept. 2001 for $1,528. see pix # 6
Korean 10-sided "HONEY POT" or "seokganju" or "oja" are the most uniquely 'Korean' of pots.
This particular example (#3 of 5) is larger than the other three and is darker in color. It's base is also less indented than the other 5 honey pots available on this site. This comes with its original lid. A very similar pot sold at Christie's in New York City for $1,528, on September 18, 2001., Lot # 307. Height is 9.25 inches (23.5 cm) x 8.25 inches (21 cm ...click for details
$850-similar item sold at Christie's in NYC on 18 Sept. 2001, Lot# 307 for $1,528. see pix #6
Korean faceted (11 sides) "Honey" POT with matching cover are the most uniquely "Korean" of pots! Also know as "seoganju" or "oja" in Japanese. Condition is good, some glaze bursts and bubbles which is typical with graduations of rich brown glaze. Height is 8.5 inches or 21.5 cm. Circa: 18th/19th Century.
$825-similar item sold @ Christie's in NYC on 18 Sept. 2001, Lot # 307 for $1,528. see pix # 6
Korean faceted (10 sided) "Honey" POT with cover from the North-Eastern corner of Korea (near Manchuria) made for kitchen ware in the 18th/19th Century. Known as "seokganju" or "oja" in Korean they are also widely admired in Japan where they are known as "ame-yu" or "ame-glazed" - "ame" being a sweet stuffing resembling molasses which was used medicinally; hence the Japanese description "ame-gusuri" or "ame-medicine" ...click for details
Korean Buncheong (Punch'ong) BOTTLE with a stamped slip design of ropes and chrysanthemums. There is an old gold lacquer repair to the mouth. Well potted and nice color. Circa: 15th C. Dimensions: 3 inches x 2.5 inches or 7.5 cm x 6.5 cm.
Korean celadon BOWL with three (3) inlaid chrysanthemums and three (3) inlaid concentric rings in the cavetto. The Chrysanthemum is a symbol of well-being and abundance because of the chrysanthemum flower's many petals. Condition: There is a chip, one centimeter at the widest on the inside of the rim (visible in picture #1)
There is also some kiln "grit" and some protrusions in the glaze on the back of the bowl which are also visible. Nonetheless, this is still an authentic Korean ...click for details
Korean late 12thC/early 13th C. celadon BOWL with a molded lotus design. The lotus is the symbol of rebirth and purity because the lotus "grows in the muck and shows it's face to the sun!" There are a few imperfections in the glaze which are visible in the pictures, and the back of the bowl has been "misfired" Still, no chips, cracks or restorations on this 700 year old authentic example of Korean Korai celadon ware! The color of this bowl is a bit greener than the othe ...click for details
Korean CELADON BOWL with a molded lotus flower design. Although this looks to be damaged in the pictures, it is not. The "rim chip" is glazed over and even though there are some protrusions which are the result of firing inconsistencies in the kiln because of the clay and the slip applied....this is an authentic affordable Korean late 12th century - Koryo celadon BOWL. Dimensions: 6.5" diameter or 16 cms. Circa: late 12th Century.