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.
Korean Whitewear JAR with 2 different blue
drawings of grapes & vines on the shoulders in ovoid form. There are 5 hairline cracks in the neck; as well as two "kiln cracks," about 3" in length between the neck and the shoulder (along the seam) and an additional similiar crack between the footrim and the body. None of these detract from the beauty of the shape, glaze and paintings.
There are no cracks in the body of the Jar itself. The off-white (cream) color of the jar is t ...click for details
Korean WHITEWEAR JAR with blue overglaze floral painting on the shoulders. The rim was broken and repaired as seen in the photographs. Diameter is 5.25 inches or 13.4 cms. CIrca: late 19th Century, perhaps earlier.
KOREAN Stonewear GALLIPOT or Meiping with a gray-green crackled celadon glaze and "Mishima," or inlaid design of flying cranes running vertically from the base to the neck in four lines. There are 3 Chinese characters incised on the base. Condition is good, but some of the "Mishima" cranes are not clearly delineated. Dimensions: Height is 11 inches or 28 cms., the widest diameter at the shoulder is 6.75" or 17.2 cms. and the diameter of the base is 3.75" or 9.5 cms. ...click for details
Unusual Stonewear, KOREAN underglaze Red & Blue OIL LAMP in teapot form with brocade ball decoration and animalistic finial on cover which is a separate piece. Condition is quite good, no obvious chips, cracks or restoration apparent. Height is 5.5 inches or 14 cms., the diameter at the shoulder is 4.5 inches or 12 cms. Circa: late 19th Century, perhaps earlier.
Korean hexagonal faceted porcelain white wear bottle, Yi Dynasty, 19th Century. Condition is good, a few small "glaze pulls" but no cracks, chips, breaks or restorations. Height is 6 inches (15.5 cm) and width at shoulder is 4 inches (10 cm)
A large Korean white wear JAR in baluster form on a raised foot ring with a short neck and everted lip applied overall with a matt slightly blue crackled transparent overglaze. Height is 16 3/8inches (41.5 cm) and width at shoulder is 14 inches (35.5 cm) Condition is good, some iron spots, no chips or restoration. Circa: 19th Century.
Korean porcelain figure of a seated PRIEST with an off-white finely crackled glaze. The priest holding a palm frond fan in right hand and a teapot in left hand, his tongue moves (from side to side) Great expressiveness. There is a four character impressed mark on the inside of the ceramic.(see photo #5)
Dimensions: 3.5"=ht. x 4"=width x 3"=depth.
There is some damage to the spout of the teapot (see photo #2). Circa: Choson period, late 19th C.
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KOREAN, Koryo Dynasty (12-13th Century) Celadon Stonewear CUP with provenance. A deep cup with rounded sides, contracted lip and bevelled foot-rim. Greyish-green celadon glaze, faintly crackled. From the Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese (& Korean) Ceramics # 877, Purchased @ Sotheby's in Paris Dec. 18, 2008. Dimensions: 3.5 inches (9.3 cms.) x 2.5 inches height or 6.5 cms. Condition is good. Three spur marks on base (see pix)
$650-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.