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EXTREMELY RARE IMPERIAL CHOSON DYNASTY PUNCHONG VASE

EXTREMELY RARE IMPERIAL CHOSON DYNASTY PUNCHONG VASE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Ceramics: Pre 1492: Item # 550176

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East Asian Antiques and King's Park Auction Ltd
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$300,000

This is an extremely rare and fine Imperial Korean 15th/16th century Choson Dynasty iron brown decorated punchong pear-shaped vase. It was used for holding wine or decoration in the Korean palace during the Choson Dynasty. It was finely and spontaneously painted with two fish patterns in iron brown under the slip glaze. It is in perfect condition with normal minor glaze flakes. Similar vases are in the British Museum and Musee Guimet, Paris. Dating: 15th century/16th century; Height: 11.5 inches; max. diameter: 7 inches; Condition: perfect, minor glaze chips original to the kiln.